State Gifted Education Association
State Funding for Gifted and Talented Education
Areas of giftedness addressed in state definition:
Does the state mandate identification for gifted & talented education?
Does the state mandate services for gifted & talented education?
Does the state provide guidance or guidelines for the process of identifying gifted & talented students?
Does the state have a policy requiring districts to recognize gifted eligibilities from other districts in the same state?
Does state policy permit early entrance to kindergarten?
Does the state have an acceleration policy?
No state policy, up to LEA to determine
Does the state require general education teachers to receive training on gifted students after initial teacher certification is attained?
Does the state require professionals working in specialized gifted ed programs to have a gifted ed endorsement or certification?
Does the state monitor/audit LEA programs for gifted & talented students?
Does the state report on the achievement or learning growth of gifted students?