ERIC Number: ED210888
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Mar
Reference Count: 0
The Illinois Gifted Education Five-Year Plan.
Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield.
The five year plan for gifted education in Illinois includes an historical overview, a brief statement of program philosophy, and summary of the plan's components, which include student identification, local program development, intermediate level services, and planning and development. The major portion of the document consists of a chart detailing objectives, activities, and timeliness for the four components of the plan. Among objectives are the following: establishment of the two categories of general intellectual ability and specific aptitude/talent and establishment of a statewide program of early identification (for the component of student identification); application by the state education association of minimum program criteria for local district approval and verification of local education agency accountability regarding expenditure of reimbursement funds (for local program development); direction of local education agencies and intermediate centers in the provision of services to low incidence highly gifted students (for intermediate level services); and application for additional federal funding for program implementation as well as activities to increase public awareness of gifted education (for the planning and development component). (DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield.