Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Baltimore County school officials want to drop 'gifted and talented' label; parents object

..."Gifted and talented has 60 years of research documenting the needs of the student, the characteristics, the methods to identify and the methods to serve" those students, said Paynter, who now teaches at McDaniel College.
"Lumping all the programs together is fine," she said. "But where is the policy that stands up for the rights and needs for this special needs group?"
Kerns said the district is following state law.
"There is no danger that it is going to go away because we haven't used those three words in our policy," he said.
The school board has scheduled a hearing on the proposed policy on Tuesday. The board is scheduled to vote on Sept. 13....

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