Equity

Consider the listed books as suggestions for a book study, informed discussion, or personal edification. Additional articles are included to help engage your mind and support thought that is centered around equity and anti-racism.

Book Recommendations

Achieving Equity in Gifted Programming: Dismantling Barriers and Tapping Potential

By April Wells

Belonging Through a Culture of Dignity: The Keys to Successful Equity Implementation

By Floyd Cobb, John J. Krownapple, and Brenda Campbell Jones

Bright, Talented, & Black: A Guide for Families of African American Gifted Learners

By Joy Lawson Davis

Culturally Diverse and Underserved Populations of Gifted Students

By Alexinia Y. Baldwin and Sally M. Reis

Culturally Responsive Teaching and The Brain: Promoting Authentic Engagement and Rigor Among Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students

By Zaretta Hammond

Excellence Through Equity: Five Principles of Courageous Leadership to Guide Achievement for Every Student

By Alan M. Blankstein, Pedro Noguera, and Lorena Kelly

How to Be an Antiracist

By Ibram X. Kendi

Increasing Diversity in Gifted Education: Research-Based Strategies for Identification and Program Services (A CEC-TAG Educational Resource)

By Monica Felder, Gloria Taradash, Elise Antoine, Mary Cay Ricci, Marisa Stemple, and Michelle Byamugisha

In Search of the Dream: Designing Schools and Classrooms that Work for High Potential Students from Diverse Cultural Backgrounds

By Carol Ann Tomlinson, Donna Y. Ford, Sally M. Reis, Christine J. Briggs, and Cindy A. Strickland

In the Eyes of the Beholder: Critical Issues for Diversity in Gifted Education

By Diane Boothe, Ph.D., and Julian Stanley Ph.D.

The Many Faces of Giftedness: Lifting the Masks

By Alexinia Y. Baldwin and Wilma Vialle

Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor

By Layla F. Saad

Multicultural Gifted Education

By Donna Y. Ford, Ph.D.

Poor Students, Rich Teaching: Seven High-Impact Mindsets for Students from Poverty

By Eric Jensen

Reaching New Horizons: Gifted and Talented Education for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students

By Jaime A. Castellano and Eva Díaz

Recruiting and Retaining Culturally Different Students in Gifted Education

By Donna Y. Ford, Ph.D.

Reversing Underachievement Among Gifted Black Students

By Donna Y. Ford, Ph.D.

Special Populations in Gifted Education: Understanding Our Most Able Students from Diverse Backgrounds

By Jaime Castellano and Andrea Dawn Frazier

This Book is Anti-Racist: 20 Lessons on How to Wake Up, Take Action, and Do the Work

By Tiffany Jewell

Unfinished Business: Closing the Racial Achievement Gap in Our Schools

By Pedro A. Noguera and Jean Yonemura Wing

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism

By Robin DiAngelo and Michael Eric Dyson

Young, Gifted and Black: Promoting High Achievement Among African-American Students

By Theresa Perry, Claude Steele, and Asa Hilliard III

Equity Articles

Access and Equity Denied: Key Theories for School Psychologists to Consider When Assessing Black and Hispanic Students for Gifted Education

 

Access to Gifted Education is a Social Justice Issue

 

Achievement Trap: How America is Failing Millions of High-Achieving Students from Lower-Income Families

 

Anti-Blackness and the way forward for K-12 schooling

 

Anti-excellence dog whistles in the education media

 

Balancing excellence and equity: A twenty-first-century struggle of gifted education

 

Being Antiracist

 

Beyond Deficit Thinking: Providing Access for Gifted African American Students

 

Black Lives Matter. Black Minds Matter, Too: The Case for Prioritizing Equity in Gifted Education as an Urgent Racial Justice Issue.

 

Black Lives Matter in Gifted Programs

 

Black Lives Matter in Gifted Programs: Action Steps and Additional Resources

 

The Case for Gifted Education as an Equity Issue

 

Championing Equity and Supporting Social Justice for Black Students in Gifted Education: An Expanded Vision for NAGC

 

Civil Rights Data Collection. Data Snapshot: College and Career Readiness

 

Covering gifted education through an equity lens

 

Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students in Gifted Education: Recruitment and Retention Issues

 

A Culturally Responsive Equity-Based Bill of Rights for Gifted Students of Color

 

Developing the Talents and Abilities of Linguistically Gifted Bilingual Students: Guidelines for Developing Curriculum at the High School Level

 

Democratic Education and Gifted Education: The Conceptual Foundations of Equity and Cultural Engagement

 

Enhancing Professional Learning Strategies to Increase Students from Diverse Cultural Groups Participation in Gifted Education

 

Equity and Excellence: Political Forces in the Education of Gifted Students in the United States and Abroad

 

Equity and Excellence: Providing Access to Gifted Education for Culturally Diverse Students

 

Equity Does Not Mean Everyone Gets Nothing: There’s a Better Way to Address New York City’s Gifted Gap

 

Equity in Education: Children Who are Overlooked for Gifted and Talented Education

 

Expanding the View of Giftedness

 

Gifted Black Girl – Uninterrupted

 

Gifted Education as a Vehicle for Enhancing Social Equality

 

Gifted education in America is finally moving past its legacy of inequality

 

High-Achieving Students in the Era of NCLB

How to advance equity in gifted education

 

How to Talk to Your Kids About Anti-Racism: A List of Resources

 

Identifying Gifted Children from Diverse Populations

 

Identifying Gifted and Talented English Language Learners

 

Identifying gifted and talented students with equity proves difficult

 

Increasing Diversity in Gifted Education Programs in Virginia

 

Increasing Equity in Gifted Education Programs and Services

 

In Search of the Dream

 

Issues in Giftedness: What Won’t Fix Inequity

 

Is There a Gifted Gap? Gifted Education in High-Poverty Schools

 

Is your school interested in excellence and equity? New OCR-data is a must-have resource

 

Local norms improve equity in gifted education

 

Mind the (Other) Gap: The Growing Excellence Gap in K-12 Education

 

Multicultural Issues: Recruiting and Retaining Black and Hispanic Students in Gifted Education: Equality Versus Equity Schools

 

NAGC Denounces Racism and Stands for Social Justice

 

A National View of Promising Programs and Practices for Culturally, Linguistically, and Ethnically Diverse Gifted and Talented Students

 

New Research Predicts Steep COVID Learning Losses Will Widen Already Dramatic Achievement Gaps Within Classrooms

 

Office of Civil Rights State and National Estimations

 

Overlooked Gems: A National Perspective on Low-Income Promising Learners

 

Perceptions Mired in Mythology

 

Perspectives on Equity in Gifted Education

 

The Quest for Equity in Gifted Education

 

Reconciling the Field’s Many Motivations

 

A Strategy for Overcoming Equity Issues in Gifted Programs

 

Talent on the Sidelines: Excellence Gaps and America’s Persistent Talent Underclass

 

Toolkit: Systemic Implementation of Equity

 

The Twice-Exceptional Dilemma

 

The Value of Culturally Responsive Teaching in Distance Learning

 

Want to be honest with your kids about racism? These tips can help.

 

What is Equity in G/T Education?

 

What is the Excellence Gap?

 

Why Are There So Few Students of Color in Gifted Education?