Mayoral hopeful Yang slams Gifted and Talented test nix, warns of parent exodus

“Mayoral candidate Andrew Yang warned Thursday that nixing the city’s Gifted and Talented programs could lead to more parent flight out of the school system.

“I disagree with the decision to discontinue Gifted and Talented testing,” Yang said during a candidate forum held by PLACE NYC, a parent group that backs accelerated education programs. “Particularly in the absence of a new alternative.”

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