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  • Who are Gifted and Talented Students in the Middle East?

    by Katie McClarty

    Who are Gifted and Talented Students in the Middle East?

    Education is often seen as a catalyst for progress, not only for individuals but also for countries. It provides opportunities for career advancement, social mobility, and increased equality. By providing children access to quality education, they become educated contributors to society. Great improvements in access and equity have been made over the last decades in the Middle East. For example, literacy rates for females rose from 20 to 40 percent in 1970 to 60 to 90 percent in 2000.

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