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Escondido Union HSD  |  BP  6172  Instruction

Gifted And Talented Student Program   

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The Governing Board believes that all students deserve an education that enhances their abilities. The district shall participate in the California Gifted and Talented Pupil Program in order to give gifted and talented students opportunities to acquire skills and understanding at levels commensurate with their potential. By cultivating their exceptional abilities or talents, these students may contribute significantly to our society's progress in diverse fields.

Gifted and talented programs may offer special day classes; part-time grouping; enrichment activities; cluster grouping; independent study; acceleration; postsecondary education opportunities; services for underachieving, linguistically or culturally divergent and/or economically disadvantaged eligible students; and special counseling or instruction not offered in the regular classroom.

The Superintendent or designee shall establish procedures which ensure parent/guardian participation in planning, evaluating and implementing the program. (Education Code 52208)

The Board shall conduct an annual assessment of the gifted and talented program. (Education Code 52208)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

52200-52213 Gifted and Talented Pupil Program

62000.11 Sunset date

76002 Community college courses

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5

3820-3870 Gifted and Talented Pupil Program

Policy ESCONDIDO UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: March 15, 1994 Escondido, California