ERIC Number: ED253032
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Kentucky's Experimental Gifted and Talented Education Program. Research Report No. 212. Program Evaluation.
Fiala, Joseph F.; And Others
The report presents findings and recommendations from an evaluation of Kentucky's gifted and talented education programs. Data sources included grant applications, Department of Education reports, and visits to 16 districts. Interviews were conducted with staff from the Department of Education, University of Kentucky, and the 16 districts (including 53 program coordinators, 53 planning grant coordinators, and 251 regular classroom teachers). Following a theoretical overview, chapters are devoted to the following topics: statutes and regulations governing gifted and talented education, program funding and development, effectiveness of local district programs, and evaluation of the Department of Education's administrative and oversight activities. Ten recommendations are offered for such areas as role of the advisory council; identification processes; special provisions for minority, handicapped, and K-3 students; funding guidelines; and increases in personnel assigned to the administration of the gifted and talented program. (CL)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Kentucky Legislative Research Commission, Frankfort.
Note: Prepared by the Program Review and Investigations Committee.