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Document Number: 5107

What We Know About Academically Talented Students: A Sample of Our Findings - The research findings listed here address the areas of (1) ability grouping/acceleration; (2) parents of gifted students; (3) social, emotional and personality traits of gifted students; (4) gifted-learning disabled students; and (5) students underrepresented in gifted programs. Among the findings is that acceleration has been demonstrated to be a successful practice for highly able students that does not result in negative emotional and social effects. (Center for Talented Youth, Johns Hopkins University, January 2007)...


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