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Dear American Parents who Might Not Have Gotten the Memo: 
19th-Jun-2008 10:08 pm
"Giftedness" in children correlates to race and class privilege, not intellect. Uhhh...DUH. So don't boast if your child is labeled gifted. It's vulgar.

And it gets even worse. God help you if you're disproportionately talented and black; the educational system will disproportionately discriminate against you:
A study by Sean F. Reardon, of Stanford University, found that the achievement gap between white and black students grew faster among those who enter kindergarten with high skill levels.
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