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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."

July 05, 2012

Rural District Expands Gifted Options With Online Courses

One district is turning to online courses to keep its gifted students challenged and engaged.

May 31, 2012

Experts Advise on Supporting Low-Income Gifted, Talented Students

Once the students overcome the hurdle of identification, some must deal with programs that aren't equal to those in wealthier parts of town. They also need a sense of belonging. And their families need extra support.

November 09, 2011

Investing in Gifted Education Could Cost Little, Report Finds

But states have to take steps to change policies and practices related to gifted students to reap the benefits these students could one day provide to the entire country.

October 18, 2011

Questions Raised About 'High-Flyers' Study

Researchers question whether the conclusions of a Fordham Institute report about the plight of high-achieving students was cause for alarm, and one group offers a solution to the problem: reinforcing students' math and reading skills when they are young.

September 29, 2011

Los Angeles Pledges to Make Magnet Schools More Inclusive

The Los Angeles Unified School District pledges to be more inclusive of students with disabilities at its magnet schools.

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