Talent on the Sidelines: the Excellence Gap with Dr. Jonathan Plucker
Student Success Podcast No. 5, Oct 24, 2013
** Please also listen to the follow-up interview with Prof. Plucker, March 1, 2014: Excellence Gaps and the national imperative for equity AND excellence **
Today’s Guest: Prof. Jonathan Plucker, University of Connecticut
Prof. Jonathan Plucker discusses the just released study “Talent on the Sidelines: Excellence Gaps and America’s Persistent Talent Underclass.” Prof Plucker shares his amazing insight on the need for educators and policy to address both equity and achievement for our students, as today’s focus on equity has left us with a tremendous “Excellence Gap” between socioeconomic and racial groups, and has left behind untapped talent among our lower performing groups.
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