ERIC Number: ED081128
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-Jun-1
Analysis of State Laws for Gifted Children.
Trudeau, Elaine, Ed.
Analyzed in terms of definitions, programs, advisory committees and study groups, diagnostic procedures, and financial support are the state laws relating to gifted children. Noted is federal legislation which has defined gifted and talented children, included the gifted and talented under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act and the Education Professions Development Act, and authorized a study by the Commissioner of Education on the needs of the gifted and talented. Thirteen states are reported to include a term for gifted and/or talented children in their definition of exceptional children. Authorized programs described include special classes, summer workshops, high school credit for college courses, and pilot programs for experimentation and research. Funding and assessment are explained to usually fall under the special education authority. (DB)
Descriptors: Exceptional Child Education, Federal Legislation, Financial Support, Gifted, Identification, Program Descriptions, State Legislation
Council for Exceptional Children, 1411 South Jefferson Davis Highway, Suite 900, Arlington, Virginia 22202
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: State-Federal Information Clearinghouse for Exceptional Children, Reston, VA.