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S-O enrichment coordinator defines gifted students
A part of my role as Enrichment Coordinator for the Sibley-Ocheyedan School District is to inform educators, parents and community members on the needs of advanced or gifted students.
Ocheyedan Press
September 30, 2007

School board to mull options for gifted program
One option would create a magnet-type program for gifted students in one school.
Hernando today
September 29, 2007

District revives gifted program
Middletown City Schools will reinstate its gifted program Oct. 9 at no cost to the district's general fund - but the program's future will still be decided by voters Nov. 6.
Middletown Journal
September 28, 2007

District 834 making academic progress; Report details successes, lists goals for this year
District 834 made good progress on its academic goals in 2006-07, especially in the areas of standardized test scores and Advanced Placement participation.
Stillwater Gazette
September 28, 2007

Kids who don't fit mold
Nonprofit group wants schools to recognize, better educate 'twice-exceptional' children
Baltimore Sun
September 28, 2007

Redesigned San Jacinto elementary school's GATE program inspires students
Before school Tuesday, some Clayton A. Record Jr. Elementary School children were already busy working on clay, films and computer activities.
The Press-Enterprise 
September 27, 2007

Guru on gifted wins Zintl
Fresh out of college in the late 1960s, Carolyn M. Callahan took a job teaching math to gifted seniors at a high school outside Hartford, Conn.
Daily Progress
September 27, 2007

Gifted teen's discovery may aid cancer diagnosis
Prodigy?
Ventura County Star
September 25, 2007

Tumwater has major plans for gifted kids
More gifted elementary students will have access to special enrichment programs and challenging assignments under a Tumwater School District plan expected to take shape this year.
The Olympian 
September 24, 2007

School system top 10 in Duke talent search participants
The Duke University Talent Identification Program (TIP) has announced that the Fayette County Public School System is one of the top 10 school systems in Georgia for participation in its talent searches.
The Citizen
September 24, 2007

The key to unlocking talent
Whose job is it, universities or government, to transform the educational chances of poor children?
The Guardian
September 24, 2007

Schools consider changing way to spot gifted students.
In their efforts to bring increased consistency and legitimacy to their highest level academic programs, officials at Longview's two largest independent school districts said they are considering some changes in how to identify gifted students.
Longview News Journal
September 23, 2007

Janesville parents discuss frustrations with TAG program
A team of experts is learning what Janesville parents like and dislike about the school district's Talented and Gifted program.
News 1230
September 22, 2007

Head of the class
Corey Matzat, a Branson seventh-grader, was recently named the National Association for Gifted Children Nicholas Green Distinguished Student for Missouri.
Branson Daily News
September 20, 2007

Schools work to challenge academically gifted students
During their lunch period, Sierra Griffin, Sherika Jones and Kearra Brinson sat alone eating pizza and chocolate chip cookies in the high school cafeteria.
Rocky Mount Telegram
September 20, 2007

District hosts gifted meeting: State law requires program for K-12
Queen Creek parents and teachers support their gifted students.
Independent Newspapers
September 19, 2007

Rewards Of Research
UConn Professors Assess How Individual Kids Like To Learn
The Hartford Courant 
September 19, 2007

Rights of Gifted Children
Hong Kong Baptist University's recent decision to admit the nine-year-old prodigy, March Tian Boedihardjo into a five-year undergraduate and master program in mathematics triggered a debate in the media and academic circles on whether grade skipping augurs well for highly talented children.
China Daily
September 19, 2007

Madison hopes to add gifted program
Madison Local Schools hopes to have its own gifted program in place by the end of the semester.
Middletown Journal
September 18, 2007

District's G-T programs will be on display Tuesday
Parents can learn more about students' advanced education.
Cleburn Times
September 17, 2007

Ministry reviews schools for gifted students
On September 14, the Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) held a conference to review the country's high school-for-gifted-students system after 40 years in operation.
VietNam Net
September 17, 2007

With no school bus for gifted kids, Intermediate School 392 parents carpooling
Cypress Hill's gifted fifth-graders and their parents are facing down their hassle over the city's school busing policy with smiles.
DAILY NEWS 
September 16, 2007

Testing must not crowd out arts, gifted education
Kudus to Beaumont Elementary School Principal Carrie Brown and all the principals and teachers who worked so hard to improve reading and math skills.
North County Times
September 14, 2007

Uncovering America's best and brightest is mission of JHU Center for Talented Youth
Take a look at your elementary or middle school child. Does she breeze through books? Does your son finish complex puzzles in minutes?
Baltimore Times
September 14, 2007

Gifted Education: Plenty to Discuss, Plenty to Debate
I asked readers for accounts of their experiences with gifted education. The e-mails flooded in.
Washington Post
September 13, 2007

No Gifted Child Left Behind?
First, the good news: it turns out, millions of kids from low-income families are acing standardized tests.
TIME
September 13, 2007

ADHD Mistakenly Applied To Gifted Kids
Is your child labeled a troublemaker at school? Have they been diagnosed with ADHD? In our Parent 2 Parent report, why some of these labels are mistakenly applied to gifted children.
KUTV
September 12, 2007

Questions over help for gifted
One will never know whether it was wise to matriculate March Tian Boedihardjo at the tender age of nine; alternatives - control cases - can never be tested.
The Standard
September 12, 2007

Centre for gifted kids opens
After three years of planning, gifted children in Masterton are being given the chance to show their real potential.
The Dominion Post
September 11, 2007

Nigel Thrift: From bootstraps to the jet set
The vice-chancellor tells Chris Arnot about his plan to host top teachers and students from around the world
The Guardian
September 11, 2007

Study: Gifted Students' SAT Scores Predict Career Paths by Age 13
Vanderbilt University announced in a Sept. 6 that research taken from the (SMPY) found that SAT scores of 13-year-old gifted students can predict their future career paths and creative direction
AC
September 9, 2007

Time to take a look at gifted students
The South Burlington father who picketed Rick Marcotte Central School because administrators refused to admit his 5-year-old son into first grade highlights the fact that local schools have few ways to accommodate gifted students just starting their formal education.
Burlington Free Press
September 9, 2007

District works to strengthen programs for gifted students
Just because a student is among the best and brightest doesn't mean the child won't be left behind.
Island Packet
September 8, 2007

American Mensa Introduces New Online Directory of Mental Health Professionals
American Mensa announces PsySource, a new online directory that connects state-licensed mental health professionals with gifted people nationwide. This is a new service from American Mensa, helping to fulfill one of the organization's primary goals - to identify and foster human intelligence.
PR Wire
September 7, 2007

GCSE genius Lee's a superstudent!
A WHIZZKID from Glenburn scooped three top GCSEs ... two years early!
Skelmersdale Advertister
September 6, 2007

Expanded Gifted and Talented Services at Chesterbrook
Chesterbrook Elementary School was scheduled to kick off the 2007-08 school year with a visit from Fairfax County Public School Superintendent Jack Dale, Ph.D. Dale on Tuesday morning.
The Connection
September 6, 2007

Young pupils enjoy the taste of university life
Sitting around a lecture room, a group of students ponder the role of democracy in modern life. How does it compare to monarchy? And where does oligarchy fit in?
Cambridge Evening News
September 6, 2007

GATE program enters 3rd year
Known in Crowley ISD for years as the EAGLE program, the GATE program as it is now called is in its third year and is enjoying success with the district's brightest students.
The Connection
September 4, 2007

Gr. Blanc tries to blunt school cuts
The school district's program for gifted students in K-8 has been cut but officials are touting after-school activities as a way to fill the gap.
THE FLINT JOURNAL
September 4, 2007

GIFTED STUDENTS LOST IN SHUFFLE
The math just doesn't add up at the city's schools for the gifted and talented.
New York Post
September 2, 2007

Thousands Of Seats At City's Gifted Schools Will Be Empty
According to the Department of Education, out of nearly 4,500 available slots, only about 3,300 were filled as of last week - despite a record 13,000 applications.
NY-1 News
September 1, 2007