Arizona district creates program for highly gifted students

An Arizona school district is creating a program for highly gifted elementary-school students whose needs are not being met in existing gifted-education classes. The change reallocates teachers and comes at no cost to the district. The new self-contained program will serve students who are two or more years ahead of grade level and score higher than 140 on IQ tests or score 97 or above on two out of three portions of state-approved gifted tests.

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