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March 02, 2020

What Exactly Is Gifted Education? A New Guide Attempts to Explain

A new resource offers some basic information on how to teach and connect with academically talented students for teachers and administrators who are new to the field.

December 30, 2019

Our Most-Read Special Education Stories of 2019

The most popular special education stories of the year examined the broken promises of special education, the aftermath of the lead crisis in Flint, Mich., and how educators lack confidence in their ability to meet the needs of children with disabilities.

August 08, 2016

Maryland District's Officials Seek to Drop Gifted and Talented Label

The Baltimore County school district wants to change district policy to include other types of advanced academic work, such as Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate courses.

December 10, 2015

What Does ESSA Mean for Special Education?

Students with disabilities will still have their test scores reported separately, and most will continue to take the general education tests under the newly signed Every Student Succeeds Act.

October 14, 2015

Gifted Education for Underrepresented Students Gets $4 Million Federal Boost

The Education Department grant program will help school districts in 11 states tackle diversity in gifted education programs.

April 16, 2015

Restraint and Seclusion, Gifted Education Among Amendments to ESEA Bill

States would have to develop plans to prevent unnecessary restraint and seclusion in schools, and the Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Education program would be reauthorized under the pending ESEA rewrite.

March 02, 2015

Gifted Education Advocates Praise Leadership of Outgoing Sen. Mikulski

Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski, who has announced her plans to retire, fought for funding aimed at underrepresented populations in gifted education, advocates say.

January 16, 2014

Gifted Education, Special Education See Funding Increases in Federal Budget Bill

Supporters in both groups are happy to see more money, but in the case of special education, swings in funding can have unintended consequences, one advocate says.

December 13, 2012

Model Gifted Program to Expand in Three Urban Districts

Grant money will pay for three replicas of the full-day gifted program, the Renzulli Academy, in Hartford, Conn.

October 25, 2012

Report: Low-Income, High-Ability Students Need More Support

Too often, these students "literally languish in our schools," write Paula Olszewski-Kubilius, president of the National Association for Gifted Children, and director of public education Jane Clarenbach in "Unlocking Emergent Talent: Supporting High Achievement of Low-Income, High-Ability Students."

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