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.
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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.
June 13, 2011
A new study suggests some aspects of gifted education used to improve the achievement of a broader group of students may provide less of a boost than previously believed.
April 15, 2011
A bill introduced in Congress would expand the focus of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, or No Child Left Behind, to put a spotlight on gifted and high-ability students.
October 01, 2010
The Colorado Department of Education-produced document offers a thorough introduction to the topic.