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Students receive tips for excelling on ACT
Aunt Edna, take heart: You and your fellow proponents of correct grammar have an advocate in Dr. Todd Graybill.
Muskogee Phoenix 
November 30, 2010

Parents Voice Concerns About Gifted School
District 205 is getting mixed reaction about its gifted school proposal. Some parents worry the plan is a done deal.
November 30, 2010

NKU gifted studies to help students, teachers, parents
Northern Kentucky University announced the establishment of the Institute for Talent Development and Gifted Studies, which will seek to maximize learning opportunities for gifted and talented students in the region and beyond.
KY Post
November 30, 2010

The Rise of the Rest
Increasing attention to the nurturing of gifted students should be a national imperative.
District Administration
November 29, 2010

They’re Off To The Races
Learning Unlimited (LU) is the nationally recognized enrichment program for West Milford school students in the first through sixth grades. Identified as academically talented, those chosen to participate are challenged with a variety of projects involving problem solving, creativity and critical thinking skills.
The Sparta Independent
November 28, 2010 

The Low Achiever
A debut novel of alienation and scholastic aptitude.
The Weekly Standard
November 27, 2010 

Challenges Faced by "Gifted Learners" in School and Beyond
Gifted learners, although possessing higher levels of intelligence than their peers, are disadvantaged in the sense that they frequently do not, or are not given the opportunity, to reach their full potential.
Student Pulse
November 26, 2010

Gifted program to start in public school primary grades
Gifted students at the Halton District School Board will no longer have to wait until Grade 5 to get an education at their learning level.
Inside Halton
November 23, 2010

How to help African-American males in school: Treat them like gifted students
I wanted to cry when I read about the recent widely publicized report from the Council of Great City Schools about the underachievement of African-American males in our schools.
Washington Post
November 22, 2010

Rockford schools looking at consolidating gifted programs
Rockford School District officials are considering a consolidation of its gifted programs and creating a gifted campus for seventh through 12th grades.
Rockford Register Star
November 20, 2010

Problem solved
My son was labeled gifted and talented but he's lost interest in school and refuses to study for his exams – I'm so worried.
The Guardian
November 20, 2010

Teachers talk: What working with gifted kids is like
As Globe and Mail Life wraps up its week-long series, The Gifted Child, we asked a panel of three anonymous public and private school teachers from Toronto and Ottawa for insights on the classroom dynamic.
The Globe and Mail
November 19, 2010

Auburn's Freshman Campus Could Convert to Gifted School
Rockford Public Schools is considering a proposal to convert its Auburn freshman campus into a gifted school.
November 18, 2010

Two East Rockaway students named Long Island Math Scholars
Students Sarina Gonzalez and Joseph McGeary of East Rockaway Junior/Senior High School have been named Long Island Young Scholars of Mathematics by the Institute of Creative Problem Solving for Gifted and Talented Students at SUNY Old Westbury.
Long Island Herald
November 18, 2010

He Honestly Believes He's Smarter Than Everyone, Including the Teacher
Sammy Gonzales didn’t speak until she was four years old. In her first two years of school, she was considered “slow,” often completing assignments long after all the other children had finished.
San Diego Reader
November 18, 2010

Gifted education students visit University of Arkansas
Early Tuesday morning, Oct. 26, fifteen Girard High School gifted education students and facilitator Linda Knoll left for the University of Arkansas to explore educational opportunities available.
Morning Sun
November 17, 2010

What’s the secret to parenting a gifted child?
Parents of gifted children have a growing array of educational options to choose from.
The Globe and Mail
November 17, 2010

North Branford teacher wins Milken award; 'Oscar of teaching' comes with $25,000
She’s no Hollywood celebrity, but a Totoket Valley Elementary School educator won an Oscar Monday morning.
New Haven Register
November 16, 2010

Educator clears up misconceptions about gifted learning
Gifted education, the focus of recent stories in The Globe and Mail, has been generating spirited discussion among parents of learners across the ability spectrum.
The Globe and Mail
November 15, 2010 

What it’s like: Parents and former gifted kids talk
I was in gifted from Grade 4 to 12 and would never have survived without it.
The Globe and Mail
November 15, 2010

Western Kentucky to become home of world gifted, talented program
Western Kentucky University — the home of The Center on Gifted Studies — is scheduled to announce Tuesday that it will become the new international headquarters for The World Council for Gifted and Talented Children.
Courier Journal
November 15, 2010

The gifted child: three families, three educational options
Henry always seemed happy at school: He had many friends, was well-loved by teachers.
The Globe and Mail
November 15, 2010

Skipping a grade: Easier said than done?
One of the only education plans outlined thus far by Gov.-elect Nathan Deal has been an elementary and middle school “Move On Ready” program that allows younger children to advance if they perform well on the CRCT, which Deal says advanced students should be allowed to take whenever ready.
Atlanta Journal Constitution
November 14, 2010

Boulder Valley schools look for new ways to help gifted kids
Eighth-grader Janelle Goldberg might be gifted, but that doesn't mean she doesn't need support.
Boulder Daily Camera
November 13, 2010

Minorities under-represented in school gifted classes
The percentage of Texas students who are identified as gifted and talented tends to be weighted in favor of Anglo students and upper- and middle-class students, but there are signs the numbers are gradually shifting toward equity among gifted minority students.
November 13, 2010

For your kids, is gifted a bad word?
Toronto educators call it the “gifted blitz.” Every year at this time, about 1,500 Grade 3 public-school students in the city are invited to sit down for a battery of tests to determine their eligibility for various Grade 4 gifted programs next year.
The Globe and Mail
November 11, 2010

Gifted children convention visitors learn from Hall schools
Attendees see how system is prepping kids for the 21st Century
Gainesville Times
November 10, 2010

Gifted children are our future
There are estimated to be around 23,000 exceptionally gifted children in Ireland today and this level of intelligence has to be cause for optimism.
Irish Independent
November 9, 2010

In schools, don’t place form above function
This fall Bachar Sbeiti, a gifted 10-year-old who has finished the Ontario, Canada, curriculum through the eighth grade, was refused admission to high school because of his age.
Atlanta Journal Constitution
November 8, 2010

Lack of Funding, teachers put program at risk
The superintendent of Bamberg School District One expressed concerns about the district's gifted and talented program during the school board's October meeting.
Times & Democrat
November 7, 2010

Unique program turns 50
The Jacksonville Joe Berg Seminars is 50 years old this year.
Florida Times-Union
November 7, 2010

Montgomery back to basics in math classes
Montgomery County long has pushed its students to take ever-more-challenging math at ever-younger ages.
Washington Post
November 5, 2010

RCPS student work to be displayed at gifted conference
Seven pieces of artwork by five students were chosen from Davis Middle School and one from Shoal Creek Elementary School to be displayed in the World Congress Center at the National Association for Gifted Children’s annual conference in Atlanta beginning on Nov. 11.
Rockdale Citizen
November 4, 2010

Ministry of Education overhauling gifted programmes in high schools
The Ministry of Education is seeking to develop and improve Vietnam's gifted programmes for high school students in the next ten years, devoting more than $118 million USD.
Vietnam Bridge
November 4, 2010

Search on to find gifted children for Abu Dhabi 2030
The emirate's most gifted children will soon receive extra help to develop their full potential - but first, teachers need a way of singling out the children who would benefit most.
The National
November 4, 2010

Montgomery mom takes a poke at her peeps
Deep in the heart of suburban Maryland, where soccer coaches ban helicopter parents from practice because "the boys need to learn to self-advocate" and parents fret on neighborhood e-mail bulletin boards that their gifted and talented children might not be quite gifted and talented enough, you will find Lydia Sullivan snickering at her own people.
Washington Post
November 3, 2010

Elementary school pilot program can aid black and Hispanic students, officials say
A new pilot program in Montgomery County elementary schools allows teachers to track students' reading and math scores at a glance and has increased the number of blacks and Hispanics tackling tougher course work, school officials said.
Maryland Gazette
November 3, 2010

Grant Awarded to Maryville University Supports Diversity in Gifted Education
The Young Scholars Education Program, developed by Maryville University's School of Education in partnership with local schools, has been awarded a second $20,000 grant from the Saigh Foundation of St. Louis.
Maryville University
November 2, 2010

Funding for all children a vital part of education
It has been said that about two cents of every $100 in federal education money goes toward programs that provide support for gifted students.
JD News
November 2, 2010

Gifted students
Voters will go to the polls today to determine their elected representation at several levels of government. One issue that our elected officials must deal with -- both at the state and federal level -- is education.
Southeast Missourian
November 2, 2010

MoCo schools double advanced reading recommendations
Montgomery County teachers recommended twice as many second graders for advanced reading classes as they did in 2009 under a new testing process for gifted and talented students.
Washington Examiner
November 2, 2010

Charter School already making strides to promote creativity, achievement
When school leaders prepared to open the first new school in Clarke County in 13 years, they wanted Judia Jackson Harris Elementary to engage and inspire students in ways other public schools can't.
Athens Banner-Herald
November 1, 2010