ERIC Number: ED192502
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
State Plan for the Education of the Gifted.
Georgia State Dept. of Education, Atlanta. Office of Instructional Services.
The document outlines the Georgia State Plan for providing special programs to gifted students within the public schools. Section I covers legal authorizations for special education services including state statutes, state board of education policies, and federal regulations and statutes. The primary responsibilities of state department of education staff (such as providing teacher allotments and operational funds to local education agencies to be used to operate programs for the gifted) are mentioned in Section II. A third section covers management and operation of the state plan with segments on the following: state structure; local structure; function and relationship of the advisory committee; cooperative arrangements; criteria and assurances for state education agency approval for local plans for education of the gifted; personnel; instructional materials; target population, student eligibility, placement, and identification; facilities; delivery models; support services; administration; appeal procedures; and disbursement of funds. Section IV outlines the provisions of Georgia's Program for Exceptional Children. Regulations and Procedures; while a final section lists standardized mental ability and achievement tests. (SBH)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Georgia State Dept. of Education, Atlanta. Office of Instructional Services.