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Young, gifted and black
I stood in a roomful of answered prayers:Aaron Michael Lee, 26, who holds a master's degree in human resources from George Washington University and works for the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs . . .
The Roanoke Times, VA
December 29, 2005

14-year-old senior defies doubts
There's no doubt Devin Heule is smart. After all, he graduates fifth in his class at Spring Lake Park High School on Saturday. He has a 3.9 grade point average. He's taken a string of honors classes. He slam-dunked 11 college courses. . . . .
Pioneer Press, MN
December 28, 2005

Gifted kids need attention
Just like parents who have children with disabilities, those whose students are gifted need a little extra support to help the students reach their potential in school. . . .
The Arizona Republic
December 11, 2005

Student involved now, looks to future
He's one of those students who manages to keep the stresses of tests and term papers in check by envisioning the people he will help with his degree. . . .
Journal and Courier, IN
December 11, 2005

University of Iowa School Counseling Program Is First to Offer Gifted Education Emphasis
Next summer the University of Iowa College of Education's nationally ranked school counseling graduate program will become the first program in the country to offer an emphasis in gifted and talented education . . . .
UI News services, IA
December 8, 2005

Talent search to help universities to track top pupils
A national talent search for the most gifted secondary school pupils is to be launched to give elite universities information on who to track for recruitment, it was reported today. . . .
Education Guardian, UK
December 5, 2005

Gifted teenager seen as future force in research
Pop quiz. What were you doing when you were 14?  Chances are you weren't doing college-level research into the medical benefits of grape compounds . . .
News-Leader, MO
December 2, 2005

Parents want schools to offer more advanced programming
A group of parents has asked the state Department of Public Instruction to create rules forcing Wisconsin schools to offer uniform programs for gifted and talented students. . . .
Deluth News Tribune, MN
December 1, 2005