Recent Changes for "GATE" - Davis Wikihttp://daviswiki.org/GATERecent Changes of the page "GATE" on Davis Wiki.en-us GATEhttp://daviswiki.org/GATE2013-04-13 21:18:47MeggoWaffle <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for GATE<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ Kathy Glatter has [http://www.davisenterprise.com/local-news/north-davis-parent-responsible-for-gate-petition-forgeries/ come forward] and admitted to forging 30 signatures and 20 comments.<br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> GATEhttp://daviswiki.org/GATE2013-03-16 09:20:58MeggoWaffle(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for GATE<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 16: </td> <td> Line 16: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> A petition advocating for no changes to the GATE program has been [http://www.davisenterprise.com/local-news/signatures-testimonials-forged-on-online-pro-gate-petition/ exposed] as containing testimonials and signatures attributed to parents who never even signed the document. These fabricated quotes have been used in multiple promotional materials for the newly-formed Davis Excel group. </td> <td> <span>+</span> A petition advocating for no changes to the GATE program has been [http://www.davisenterprise.com/local-news/signatures-testimonials-forged-on-online-pro-gate-petition/ exposed] as containing testimonials and signatures attributed to parents who never even signed the document. These fabricated quotes have been used in multiple promotional materials for the newly-formed Davis Excel group.<span>&nbsp;Impersonated parents are now taking [http://davisvanguard.org/index.php?option=com_content&amp;view=article&amp;id=6218%3Asuit-alleges-gate-petition-fraudulently-misappropriated-names-of-parents-in-support-of-program&amp;catid=67%3Aeducation&amp;Itemid=120#.UUSFUhVfA9U.twitter legal action] and Change.org has been subpoenaed for the IP addresses of the false signatures.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> GATEhttp://daviswiki.org/GATE2013-03-08 12:40:16CovertProfessor <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for GATE<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 24: </td> <td> Line 24: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * Roughly, accusations that a ridiculously large percentage of students are identified as GATE, making it a two-tiered educational system that negatively labels some students as "not gifted." There have also been accusations that wealthy parents can pay to have their children retested under more favorable circumstances. Others think GATE is just fine as it is. There is a proposal to have children who test above some standard selected randomly for the GATE program. Something like that. --cp </td> <td> <span>+</span> * Roughly, accusations that a ridiculously large percentage<span>&nbsp;(almost 30%)</span> of students are identified as GATE, making it a two-tiered educational system that negatively labels some students as "not gifted." There have also been accusations that wealthy parents can pay to have their children retested under more favorable circumstances. Others think GATE is just fine as it is. There is a proposal to have children who test above some standard selected randomly for the GATE program. Something like that. --cp </td> </tr> </table> </div> GATEhttp://daviswiki.org/GATE2013-03-02 23:17:11MeggoWaffle(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for GATE<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- </span>Jann Murray-Garcia does a nice job [http://www.davisenterprise.com/forum/opinion-columns/just-us-in-davis-clarifying-gate-youths-resist-hate/ here] clarifying some of the issues, particularly flaws in the testing processes and the problematic nature of the previous ranking system. </td> <td> <span>+ ["</span>Jann Murray-Garcia<span>"]</span> does a nice job [http://www.davisenterprise.com/forum/opinion-columns/just-us-in-davis-clarifying-gate-youths-resist-hate/ here] clarifying some of the issues, particularly flaws in the testing processes and the problematic nature of the previous ranking system. </td> </tr> </table> </div> GATEhttp://daviswiki.org/GATE2013-03-02 23:14:09MeggoWaffle(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for GATE<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 21: </td> <td> Line 21: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Comments]]<br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> GATEhttp://daviswiki.org/GATE2013-03-02 23:12:44MeggoWaffle(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for GATE<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Jann Murray-Garcia does a nice job [h<span>ere h</span>ttp://www.davisenterprise.com/forum/opinion-columns/just-us-in-davis-clarifying-gate-youths-resist-hate/] clarifying some of the issues, particularly flaws in the testing processes and the problematic nature of the previous ranking system. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Jann Murray-Garcia does a nice job [http://www.davisenterprise.com/forum/opinion-columns/just-us-in-davis-clarifying-gate-youths-resist-hate/<span>&nbsp;here</span>] clarifying some of the issues, particularly flaws in the testing processes and the problematic nature of the previous ranking system. </td> </tr> </table> </div> GATEhttp://daviswiki.org/GATE2013-03-02 23:12:15MeggoWaffle(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for GATE<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 10: </td> <td> Line 10: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Some parents think that the lottery system is <span>problematic</span> because students who scored in lower percentiles could get spots over children who scored higher. Of course, this is based on the assumption that higher scores are an accurate indication of IQ and that higher scorers are entitled to or somehow more deserving of spots (even though the lottery only includes children whose scores qualified them for GATE). </td> <td> <span>+</span> Some parents think that the lottery system is <span>unfair</span> because students who scored in lower percentiles could get spots over children who scored higher. Of course, this is based on the assumption that higher scores are an accurate indication of IQ and that higher scorers are entitled to or somehow more deserving of spots (even though the lottery only includes children whose scores qualified them for GATE). </td> </tr> </table> </div> GATEhttp://daviswiki.org/GATE2013-03-02 23:11:36MeggoWaffle(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for GATE<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 4: </td> <td> Line 4: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> In August 2012, a parent brought a [http://www.davisenterprise.com/local-news/schools-news/davis-school-board-settles-gate-admission-policy-lawsuit/ lawsuit] against the school district in regards to the GATE admission policy, alleging that it was discriminatory. In this system, students with the highest test scores were ranked in front of students with lower test scores with "risk factors." Additionally, students who took the OLSAT test (which is more culturally biased) were ranked above students who earned the same score on the TONI-3 test. It appears that the case was ruled in favor of the parent. </td> <td> <span>+</span> In August 2012, a parent brought a [http://www.davisenterprise.com/local-news/schools-news/davis-school-board-settles-gate-admission-policy-lawsuit/ lawsuit] against the school district in regards to the GATE admission policy, alleging that it was discriminatory. In this system, students with the highest test scores were ranked in front of students with <span>slightly </span>lower test scores with "risk factors." Additionally, students who took the OLSAT test (which is more culturally biased) were ranked above students who earned the same score on the TONI-3 test. It appears that the case was ruled in favor of the parent. </td> </tr> </table> </div> GATEhttp://daviswiki.org/GATE2013-03-02 23:10:45MeggoWaffleSummary - needs improvement. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for GATE<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 2: </td> <td> Line 2: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + '''Lawsuit'''<br> + In August 2012, a parent brought a [http://www.davisenterprise.com/local-news/schools-news/davis-school-board-settles-gate-admission-policy-lawsuit/ lawsuit] against the school district in regards to the GATE admission policy, alleging that it was discriminatory. In this system, students with the highest test scores were ranked in front of students with lower test scores with "risk factors." Additionally, students who took the OLSAT test (which is more culturally biased) were ranked above students who earned the same score on the TONI-3 test. It appears that the case was ruled in favor of the parent.<br> + <br> + <br> + '''Lottery'''<br> + In response to the lawsuit, the school board [http://www.davisenterprise.com/forum/opinion-columns/just-us-in-davis-clarifying-gate-youths-resist-hate/ adopted] a lottery system that would randomly choose GATE-eligible children for spots in self-contained GATE classrooms.<br> + <br> + Some parents think that the lottery system is problematic because students who scored in lower percentiles could get spots over children who scored higher. Of course, this is based on the assumption that higher scores are an accurate indication of IQ and that higher scorers are entitled to or somehow more deserving of spots (even though the lottery only includes children whose scores qualified them for GATE).<br> + <br> + Jann Murray-Garcia does a nice job [here http://www.davisenterprise.com/forum/opinion-columns/just-us-in-davis-clarifying-gate-youths-resist-hate/] clarifying some of the issues, particularly flaws in the testing processes and the problematic nature of the previous ranking system.<br> + <br> + <br> + '''GATE-Gate'''<br> + A petition advocating for no changes to the GATE program has been [http://www.davisenterprise.com/local-news/signatures-testimonials-forged-on-online-pro-gate-petition/ exposed] as containing testimonials and signatures attributed to parents who never even signed the document. These fabricated quotes have been used in multiple promotional materials for the newly-formed Davis Excel group.<br> + <br> + <br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> GATEhttp://daviswiki.org/GATE2013-03-02 23:01:01CovertProfessorI think this is more or less it. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for GATE<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 4: </td> <td> Line 4: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * Roughly, accusations that a ridiculously large percentage of students are identified as GATE, making it a two-tiered educational system that negatively labels some students as "not gifted." There have also been accusations that wealthy parents can pay to have their children retested under more favorable circumstances. Others think GATE is just fine as it is. There is a proposal to have children who test above some standard selected randomly for the GATE program. Something like that. --cp</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> GATEhttp://daviswiki.org/GATE2013-03-02 22:56:45StevenDaubertmoar plz <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for GATE<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 2: </td> <td> Line 2: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + What was the controversy? ~SD</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> GATEhttp://daviswiki.org/GATE2013-03-02 22:11:30MeggoWafflemainly planting seed because of recent controversy. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for GATE<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ GATE, or Gifted and Talented Education, is a program in the ["Davis Joint Unified School District"].</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div>