Here’s the Chancellor’s initial testimony, without the following question and answer with elected officials. The entire seven hour hearing can be found here…
Powerful testimony on the effect’s of a NYC’s single-measure, high-stakes admissions system. And how the pressure affected the mental health of a group of 12 year-old students.
Recently at the district 4 education townhall, Chancellor Carranza was asked a fairly complex question on Gifted and Talented programs. Parents wanted to know what your vision for G&T education is? Can you commit that G&T education will always be a part of the DOE? What are your positions in terms of access to G&T…
In a wide-ranging interview, Carranza takes issue with admissions to New York City’s gifted programs
Chancellor Richard Carranza in a wide-ranging interview with Chalkbeat. “There is no body of knowledge that I know of that has pointed to the fact that you can give a test to a 4-year-old or a 5-year-old and determine if they’re gifted,” he said. “Those tests — and it’s pretty clear — are more a…