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Gifted Education Leader Wants More Diverse Quest Program

Gifted Education Leader Wants More Diverse Quest Program

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The leader of the city schools gifted education program is trying to make the classes more racially diverse. Bev Catlin oversees the Quest program serving Burnley-Moran Elementary (pictured) and the other schools. She’s not satisfied with the numbers of African-Americans and other minorities who have enrolled in those classes. Catlin is also interested in electronic portfolios for sudents with many art projects.

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