ERIC Number: ED332401
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
The Regents' Action Plan and Education of the Gifted. Revised.
Irvine, David J.
A number of the provisions of the "New York State Board of Regents Action Plan To Improve Elementary and Secondary Education Results in New York" and the revised Part 100 of the Education Commissioner's Regulations have implications for the education of gifted students. The provisions include: (1) allowing able students to accelerate so that they can begin high school work in the eighth grade; (2) allowing students to proceed at a pace which challenges them; (3) expanding and improving homework; (4) variances for special programs and special focus schools; (5) student participation in interdisciplinary projects; (6) allowing students to obtain up to 6.5 credits toward graduation through examinations; (7) not requiring a student to remain in high school to complete physical education requirements if he/she has met all other graduation requirements; (8) allowing for interdistrict programs in academic subjects and the arts; and (9) giving students the opportunity to complete the high school program earlier than the regularly scheduled twelfth year. Other developments in New York that will have an impact on gifted education programs are also cited, including the New York State Summer School of Mathematics and Science, and the Center for the Advancement of Academically Talented Youth at Johns Hopkins University. (JDD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany.
Identifiers - Location: New York