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ERIC Number: ED307730
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-Apr
Pages: 34
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
AISD Gifted/Talented Programs, 1986-87: AIM High, Secondary Honors. Executive Summary.
Wilkinson, David
The document contains the annual report (1986/87) of the Austin (Texas) Independent School District's gifted and talented program. The elementary program, AIM High, and the Secondary Honors program are reported to have served over 10,000 students during the year at a cost of $47 per student. Major activities of the year included: continuing implementation of the 5-year plan for reorganizing the gifted program; improved record keeping by the Office of Gifted Education; initial implementation of the Bilingual Gifted Program; higher than expected achievement by AIM High students in both reading and mathematics. Program data are presented to answer the following questions: How were students identified for the gifted and talented program? How satisfactory has the identification process been? How many students were served by the AIM High program? How many students were served by the secondary honors program? How were the elementary gifted classes organized, and how often did they meet? What staff development activities were conducted? What did people think about the AIM High program? What were the achievement levels of elementary gifted students? How much did the gifted and talented program cost? What were the Office of Gifted Education's major accomplishments and shortcomings in 1986-87? Attached are the districtwide survey results about AIM High. (DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Austin Independent School District, TX. Office of Research and Evaluation.