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Kristie Speirs Neumeister

Conducting an In-Depth Evaluation of a Gifted Program

Districts that have devoted resources to programs for gifted and talented students hold a vested interest in understanding the outcomes of such programs for the students they serve.

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Julia L. Roberts

The Primer for Effective Advocacy

What is advocacy? What goals do advocates for gifted education have? Who can advocate? What are important points to remember in order to enhance the effectiveness of advocacy?

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Susan Johnsen

Evidence-Based Practices in Gifted Education: Acceleration, Ability Grouping, and Universal Screening

This article focuses on the research and practical knowledge needed by administrators to increase implementation of three evidence-based practices in gifted education: acceleration, grouping, and universal screening.

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Susan Johnsen

Reflections on the Millennial Issue Regarding the Field of Gifted Education

What is still relevant today from the past? What is new? Where might the field of gifted education be headed?

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Charles Patterson

Educational Reform: A Superintendent’s View

There should be no conflicts between quality educational reform and programs for the gifted. Whatever barriers exist between proponents of reform and advocates for the gifted must be confronted and eliminated.

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Marty DeLeon

Can Lawmakers Save School Finance This Time? A Legislative Update on Gifted Education in Texas

From classrooms to board rooms, public schools all across Texas are sending distress signals about their lack of funding. The big question is: Can lawmakers save school finance this time? To solve school finance, to do something previous Legislatures could not accomplish, lawmakers will have to do the equivalent of leaping a tall building in a single bound and be faster than a locomotive. Lawmakers have their chance to display their heroism during the 86th Legislative Session that began January 8.