What do you do when the notion of child giftedness is under siege?  If you’re a selective private or public school, you’re in a quandary.

No longer do parents sit back, passively waiting to see if their children get the label.  No, now parents have learned you can game whatever the flawed ranking system.  In a little over twelve months, the game has completely changed.

The schools don’t know what to do.  Maybe change the test?

From The New York Times today:

The city will search for a new admissions test for its gifted and talented public school programs, a Department of Education official said on Monday, in part to address concerns that some families were “gaming” the test through extensive preparation.

The official,