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Lafayette SD |  BP  6172  Instruction

Gifted And Talented Student Program   

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The Governing Board believes that all students deserve an education that challenges them to meet their full potential. The Board shall provide gifted and talented students with opportunities for learning commensurate with their particular abilities and talents.

Programs for gifted and talented students may include special day classes, part-time groupings and cluster groupings which shall be planned and organized as an integrated, differentiated learning experience within the regular school day. These programs may be augmented or supplemented with other differentiated learning experience within the regular school day. These programs may be augmented or supplemented with other differentiated activities related to the core curriculum using such strategies as intendent study, acceleration, and enrichment. (Education Code 52206)

(cf. 5123 - Promotion/Acceleration/Retention)

(cf. 6158 - Independent Study)

The Board shall determine the most appropriate curricular components for participating students. Each participating student's program shall include an academic component and, as appropriate, instruction in basic skills. (Education Code 52206)

The Superintendent or designee shall ensure the full participation of eligible students regardless of their ethnic, cultural, linguistic or economic background.

(cf. 0410 - Nondiscrimination in District Programs and Activities)

(cf. 5145.3 - Non

(cf. 6174 - Education for English Language Learners)

The Board shall regularly evaluated the effectiveness of the district's program in meeting the needs of gifted and talented students.

(cf. 0500 - Accountability)

(cf. 6190 - Evaluation of the Instructional Program)

Program planning, implementation, and evaluation shall involve parents/guardians, staff, community members and students as appropriate.

(cf. 1220 - Citizen Advisory Committees)

(cf. 6020 - Parent Involvement)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

48800-48802 Enrollment of gifted students in community college

51740 Instruction by correspondence

51745-51749.3 Independent study programs

52060-52077 Local control and accountability plan

76000-76002 Enrollment in community college

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5

1633 Instruction by correspondence

Management Resources:

WEB SITES

CSBA: http://www.csba.org

California Association for the Gifted: http://www.cagifted.org

Council for Exceptional Children, The Association for the Gifted (CEC-TAG): http://www.cectag.org

National Association for Gifted Children: http://www.nagc.org

Policy LAFAYETTE SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: January 11, 2017 Lafayette, California