Schools often lack appropriate programs for them. Teachers sometimes resent them. Parents must scramble to keep up with their intellectual needs--or face the increased risk of childhood frustration and depression. Welcome to the world of the "gifted."
Managers at the Twin Cities' first 24-hour day-care center, set to open in September, are betting that with welfare reform propelling more low-skill workers into graveyard-shift jobs, it will fill up fast.