View Full Version : All NYC City considering installing another citywide G&T in PS 188 in Queens

05-26-2011, 08:33 AM
From N.Y. Daily News (http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/queens/2011/05/26/2011-05-26_blow_for_the_best_fears_fly_over_the_fate_of_lo cal_gifted_and_talented_program.html) by Clare Trapasso:
A prestigious program for the city's brightest students may be placed in a Bayside elementary school - to the dismay of some parents.

The city is looking into installing a citywide Gifted and Talented Program in Public School 188 in the fall of 2012, making it the second one in Queens.

It would replace the school's existing G&T program and would be tougher to get into. Critics say the new program would lead to a loss of coveted G&T seats for northeastern Queens children.

The Community Education Council in District 26 will meet tonight to discuss the issue.

"We have no problem with the citywide gifted and talented program in our district," said CEC President Robert Caloras. "But we don't want to lose a gifted and talented program."

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