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Activities such as drama/theater, art, quiz bowls, advanced placement and career opportunities by local districts are encouraged.

Other Services

Limited support is given for special programs/events, e.g., Artists-in-Residences, Tibbits Art, etc.

The Federal definition of giftedness as of 2004:
The term "gifted and talented students" means children and youth who give evidence of high performance capability in areas such as intellectual, creative, artistic, or leadership capacity, or in specific academic fields, and who require services or activities not ordinarily provided by the school in order to fully develop such capabilities.

Gifted and Talented   (accelerated & advanced)

The Gifted and Talented Program enhances a student's learning by providing enrichment, acceleration, and special countywide cooperative programs. In addition, each district and the public school academy in Branch County offers a unique approach to meeting the needs of able learners.

Gifted and talented Resources

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