So You Want to Start a School for the Gifted?
edited by Eileen S. Kelble
When regular public schooling fails to meet the needs of gifted students, gifted-child advocates often turn to creating a school of their own. Founding a school is a daunting task. This book is a practical guide to the process, which includes an overview of research on gifted education, establishing a philosophy, vision, mission, and goals, selecting students, planning curriculum, attending to business matters, and evaluating the school’s effectiveness. Founders of schools for the gifted were surveyed as to some of the most pressing issues they faced in their efforts.
Parents, educators, advocates