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Parents want gifted middle school for Astoria
The parents of some of Queens’ sharpest young students are hoping the Department of Education (DOE) gives their children a “gift” — an advanced middle school program in western Queens.
Queens Courier
February 29, 2012

Md. education board adopts rules for gifted-and-talented programs
The Maryland State Board of Education adopted regulations for gifted-and-talented education Tuesday, denying a petition from several advocacy groups to delay the vote.
Washington Post
February 28, 2012

Group tries to halt new rules for gifted education
A proposed regulation governing gifted education in Maryland has come under criticism from opponents who contend it would identify students for the program too early and limit opportunities for minorities and low-income students.
Baltimore Sun
February 27, 2012

School system considering AIG options
The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County school system is contemplating a change for Academically/Intellectually Gifted programs at its elementary schools.
Winston-Salem Journal
February 27, 2012

Encouraging Failure: Why Perfection Is Not Perfect
My fourth grade son brought home his interim report last week.
Psychology Today
February 26, 2012

Maryland considers new rules for gifted and talented student programs
The Maryland State Board of Education is poised to adopt regulations for gifted and talented education this week that instruct local school systems on how to identify gifted students, design programs and report progress.
Washington Post
February 26, 2012 

Don't Leave Gifted Students Behind
High achievers are essential to global competition
Ed Week
February 26, 2012

PS 85 parents push for citywide gifted and talented middle school
Parents petition city to create middle school in western Queens.
NY Daily News
February 25, 2012

Parliament Learns from Israel
Israeli educator Rabbi David Samson gave evidence at Parliament on Monday to the Victorian Government’s inquiry into the education of gifted and talented students.
J-Wire
February 23, 2012

PTA formed for parents of special ed, gifted students
A group of Riverside parents have formed a new Parent Teacher Association (PTA) to advocate for special and gifted education in the area.
Riverside Brookfield Landmark
February 22, 2012

LSC-O education majors help teachers
It’s not often a freshman or sophomore college student has the opportunity to help certified teachers with an assignment that in turn helps their gifted and talented students in their school district.
The Record
February 22, 2012

District celebrates Gifted Education Week
Bullitt County’s academically gifted students now have a week of their own to celebrate.
Courier-Journal
February 21, 2012

NC schools superintendent describes plans for summer Governor's School for gifted students
A pioneering summer program for gifted high school students in North Carolina is springing back to life in a year of disappointment amid education budget cuts.
The Republic
February 20, 2012 

Gifted youth writes book for his fellow children
The National Association for Gifted Children states that gifted youths possess an exceptional ability to learn and master activities in one or more domains.
Fun Education
February 18, 2012

The MCEF opposition to the proposed gifted and talented regulations
The Maryland State Board of Education voted on October 25, 2011, to publish proposed COMAR Chapter 13A.04.07Gifted and Talented Education for public comment.
DC Examiner
February 17, 2012

Help for the Gifted Child
To nurture kids' abilities, parents must expand their definition of talent and look beyond the classroom for challenges
Tufts Now
February 16, 2012

AES students make splash, help dolphin
A third-grader at Albertville Elementary School is making a splash that has rippled from her classroom, throughout her school and all the way to the Albertville Board of Education.
The Reporter
February 15, 2012

D181 Board Discusses Schedule for Gifted Program Overhaul
Since the presentation of Dr. Tonya Moon's findings, administration hired a consultant to lead a committee that would develop a philosophy statement for the gifted program.
Hillsdale Patch
February 14, 2012

Pitfalls in selecting gifted students
The host of the show is Frank Ha. Besides being a Gifted and Talented Education advocate, Frank holds two law degrees and two American master degrees in International Trade.
Education Views (video link)
February 14, 2012

D60 steady in ‘gifted and talented’ studies
School district figures 6.5 percent of its students fall into high-learning category
The Pueblo Chieftain
February 13, 2012

SA’s talented whizz kids
Every so often the world has no issues in bombarding us with the talents of their young entertainers in a shameless display of whizz-kid glory, as if we have none of our own.
The New Age
February 13, 2012

Gifted, talented programs change directions
School districts have had to change the ways in which they reach out to gifted and talented students.
The Reporter
February 12, 2012 

African American youth invents surgical technique at age 14
Tony Hansberry II isn’t waiting to finish medical school to contribute to improved medical care.
Milwaukee Courier
February 11, 2012

Rockford Public School District 205 unveils plan to expand gifted and arts programs
Rockford Public School District 205 will expand its arts and gifted learning programs throughout the district's high schools during the 2012-13 school year.
Rockford Register Star
February 10, 2012 

Challenging the gifted
Mathcounts program has long created opportunity for students talented in math
The Brookings Register
February 10, 2012

Gifted Program Continuing For One District
Alina Hussain is gifted, and in a traditional class room she always felt bored.
NBC 4i
February 9, 2012 

Gifted students deserve funding, too
As a parent of a potential IB student, I found Muraca’s letter to be narrow-minded and biased.
Kamloops
February 9, 2012

Gifted teens earn time with Obama
In the White House’s State Dining Room, high school senior Taylor Wilson chatted Tuesday about nuclear physics with the president.
NWA Online
February 8, 2012

Schools step up to the challenge
Baraboo's school administrators know that parents of gifted and talented children have some unhappy stories about not being able to get the challenging education their boys and girls need, School District Curriculum Director Lori Mueller said Monday.
Baraboo News Republic
February 7, 2012

Don't leave gifted students behind
Recent push to assist low-performing students has neglected the needs of high achievers in Maryland and elsewhere.
Baltimore Sun
February 6, 2012 

Emphasis on the elite leaves the rest struggling
You don’t know this, but that kid in your class that gets perfect grades?
The Rebel Yell
February 6, 2012 

Campbell Co. schools spend $1 M on gifted students
Campbell County schools are spending more than $1 million a year to help students identified as gifted and talented.
Billings Gazette
February 4, 2012 

Mawhiba trains students for international talent programs
Mawhiba, the King Abdulaziz and His Companions Foundation for Giftedness and Creativity, organized a workshop to prepare 82 students to participate in international talent programs on Thursday.
Arab News
February 3, 2012

Grapevine-Colleyville curriculum plan angers parents
Grapevine and Colleyville parents are unhappy with a reorganization of the middle school curriculum that will mix students taking advanced placement courses with classmates who previously enrolled in more basic courses.
Star-Telegram
February 1, 2012