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Connections: Discussing bias in determining which students are gifted

How do educators determine which students are gifted? Are there biases that come into play?

We examine those questions with Dr. Donna Ford of Vanderbilt University. She’s in town as a guest of Nazareth College, where she’ll give a presentation about culturally responsive gifted education. But first, she’s our guest on Connections.

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Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.