Art students get gallery exposure: Pilot program helps gifted high schoolers hone skills
Ellen Whitman didn’t think her artwork would hang in the same gallery as the Group of Seven’s before she was even done high school. But the 16-year-old’s painting I Dressed Myself was on display in the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia on Thursday, along with the work of nine other students . . .
The Chronicle Herald, NS, Canada
March 24, 2006
Students take on world's challenges
For high schoolers, 20 years might as well be a lifetime. But hand them a problem that experts say threatens the entire planet if not solved in the next two decades, and they'll simply get to work. . .
Christian Science Monitor
March 22, 2006
House passes funds for gifted: 'Kindergarten bill' awaits Fletcher
Thanks to a battle started by a local family, a bill allowing a gifted 5-year-old child to skip kindergarten and still have a fully funded education is a signature away from becoming law. . . .
The Enquirer, KY
March 11, 2006
Way beyond their age
Should very bright children be promoted to higher classes? Parents and teachers don't always agree, says education writer Justine Ferrari . . .
March 7, 2006
Reaching the gifted
They frequently pass unnoticed through public school hallways, veiled by their disinterest, average grades and an ability to keep pace with classroom peers while appearing to hardly try.
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, PA
March 2, 2006
The Daring Dozen 2006: Twelve Who Are Reshaping the Future of Education
Thousands of teachers, administrators, enterprising students, and other concerned thinkers are devoting themselves every day to finding creative ways to improve our schools. . . .