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Labeling students 'gifted' isn't helpful - working harder makes you smarter
John Tomsett likes his teachers to focus on making the lessons they teach great.
The Guardian
April 13, 2014

Underachieving Gifted Learners
Parents and/or educators may not think a child is gifted if they are not receiving good grades.
North Shore Now
April 11, 2014

Morehead State to start residential high school for gifted students
Morehead State University will start a residential high school for gifted students, much like the current Gatton Academy at Western Kentucky University.
Lexington Herald Leader
April 10, 2014 

New changes for Columbus school's gifted kids put on hold
The Columbus school district decided yesterday to postpone an overhaul of its gifted programs.
Columbus Dispatch
April 8, 2014

Mankato schools' program for gifted isn't exceptional
Review of Mankato gifted and talented services IDs areas for improvement.
Mankato Free Press
April 8, 2014

Tacoma to offer more classes for gifted kids
Gifted students in kindergarten through second grade traditionally have not received many resources.
The NewsTribune
April 8, 2014

Gifted education in Michigan: Little money, little opportunity for state's brightest children
Students at Saginaw Arts & Sciences Academy are among the few in Michigan who have access to gifted and talented education.
April 6, 2014

Fewer Pupils Qualify for Gifted Programs
The numbers of children qualifying for seats in gifted programs in New York City public schools declined this year, the Education Department said.
New York Times
April 4, 2014

Gifted education cuts will lead to mediocrity
Forcella has chosen to make the majority of these cuts ($536,340) to the Gifted Education Program.
Chapel Hill News
April 4, 2014

New York State public schools suffer from segregation
Davila said the Gifted and Talented program needs to be reformed in order to battle the issues currently facing the public school education system.
NYU Washington Square News
April 2, 2014

Centennial Schools to add full-time gifted program
In response to demand, the district will add the full-time program for third- and fourth-graders next year.
Minneapolis Star Tribune
April 2, 2014

Canton Schools Offer Program For Gifted StudentsApril 1, 2014
A program aimed at gifted, ambitious students that has been in the works for nearly a year will be held later this month.
Hartford Courant
April 2, 2014

Gifted program outgrows location
A dramatic increase in the number of Forsyth County students eligible for gifted learning services is causing growing pains.
Winston-Salem Journal
April 1, 2014

Gifted+Learning Disabled = No Desk For You, Says New Study
The National Center for Learning Disabilities just released an article citing new data from the U.S. Department of Education, which states that "students with learning and attention issues are shut out of gifted and AP programs, held back in grade level and suspended from school at higher rates than other students."
Huffington Post
April 2, 2014

Students at high poverty schools see services decline
Fewer children in Springfield's high poverty schools are now being served in a gifted program.
Springfield News-Leader
March 29, 2014

Higher suspension rates for black and Native American students
In Kansas and across the nation, minority students are underrepresented in gifted programs and are suspended at higher rates.
Topeka Capital Journal
March 28, 2014

Union 93 completes “painful, painstaking” selection for gifted and talented program
In 2011, a new law, 311 MRSA §8101, re-established special education laws requiring schools to implement a gifted and talented program.
Castine Patriot
March 27, 2014

Location key to gifted learning
Location is key for the Lewis School for Gifted Learning Potential.
March 26, 2014

Academic-Capital: Using Online Professional Development for a Teacher of a Gifted Student
Gifted education is tricky and many teachers don't know how to deal with such students.
March 26, 2013

Casper could see new gifted classes for sixth grade
Two Casper middle schools have proposed housing the program, which would expand the Natrona County School District's elementary school gifted and talented classrooms to include sixth grade, said Mark Mathern, Natrona County School District associate superintendent for curriculum and instruction.
Casper Star-Tribune 
March 24, 2014 

U-46 gifted program gets overhaul nearly decade after lawsuit
A group of fifth-graders at Creekside Elementary School in Elgin do computer research on prominent personalities to create a storyboard timeline of their lives.
Chicago Daily Herald
March 23, 2014 

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