Black students, despite comparable test scores, are recommended for gifted programs less frequently than their white peers. Noodle Expert Manya Whitaker breaks down the research, explains the implications, and suggests ways to level the playing field for all students.
Elementary school is a several year education program for children generally between the ages of 5 and 11. It usually ends with a transition to secondary school. Elementary school expands on the foundation education set in preschool with an introduction to subject-specific coursework. This can include basic arithmetic, grammar, vocabulary, spelling, art, physical education, and more.