The Education Department grant program will help school districts in 11 states tackle diversity in gifted education programs.
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October 14, 2015
April 16, 2015
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
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
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
Grant money will pay for three replicas of the full-day gifted program, the Renzulli Academy, in Hartford, Conn.
October 25, 2012
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
One district is turning to online courses to keep its gifted students challenged and engaged.
May 31, 2012
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
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
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.