Texas district considers academy for highly gifted students

01/22/2013 | Houston Community Newspapers

The Spring Branch Independent School District in Houston is considering whether to create a highly gifted academy in grades K-4 for district students with IQ scores of 145 and above. The district serves students who are gifted with accelerated programs and by bringing in consultants and part-time teachers. Lynette Breedlove, director of advanced academic studies, told school board members that highly gifted students have special needs and an academy would increase peer interaction among this student group.

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