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602.04 Talented and Gifted Education

Code No. 602.4


Special instructional programs and supportive services, unique materials, learning settings, and other educational services and activities which differentiate, supplement, and support the standard educational program shall be provided to meet the needs of those students identified as possessing outstanding abilities who are capable of high performance and who require instruction and services beyond those provided by the regular educational program.  Learning activities shall provide for the development of advanced skills, introduce advanced concepts and offer students a greater latitude of inquiry.

Students shall be appraised and identified for participation in the District's talented and gifted program by use of systematic and uniform identification procedures developed in accordance with state law and rules and regulations of the Iowa Department of Education.  At least one objective data source and at least one subjective data source shall be used in the identification process. 


Dave of Review:  April 9, 2018


Date of Revision:

April 9, 2018                           



Legal References:


256.11, 257.42-44, 280.3, 280.14, Code of Iowa; 281 I.A.C. 12.5(12), Chapter 59