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ERIC Number: EJ1114746
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Oct
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1076-2175
Shenandoah Valley Governor's School: A Profile of a Shared-Day STEM Program in a Rural Area
Whitesell, Lee Ann
Gifted Child Today, v39 n4 p220-227 Oct 2016
Shenandoah Valley Governor's School is an Academic-Year Governor's School sponsored by the Virginia Department of Education. In addition to state funding, three local school districts support the school's STEM and Arts and Humanities programs. Juniors and seniors from seven high schools attend this shared-day, selective regional school. This article provides an overview of the school's mission and goals; describes: the method for student recruitment and selection; and academic programs and developmental support; and a planning process to align curriculum and instructional strategies with defined student outcomes.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Virginia
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A