Applicable federal and state policy, law, and legal considerations in gifted education

Book Section

This chapter provides an overview of the history of federal legislation that has influenced gifted education and presents the current status of gifted education policies in the USA. The legal processes that parents can use in seeking appropriate identification and services for their children are discussed along with a synthesis of case law pertaining to gifted education. The chapter concludes with an examination of the role of the Office for Civil Rights in resolving disputes and the presentation of several issues that may shape the future of gifted education policy.

Full Text

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Stephens, KR

Published Date

  • June 9, 2018

Book Title

  • Handbook of Giftedness in Children: Psychoeducational Theory, Research, and Best Practices

Start / End Page

  • 163 - 182

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 9783319770031

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/978-3-319-77004-8_11

Citation Source

  • Scopus