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Still not gifted



Well, if people are protesting the the idea of limiting gifted education funding to kindergarten through middle school, Florida senators aren't getting the message. The Senate Pre-K-12 Education Appropriations Committee unanimously approved SB 1046 this morning without deleting the five words that would stop the money from supporting high school gifted programs. The Florida Association for the Gifted is known for its tenacity, though, and the bill still has a few more stops before becoming law. Some members of the House, in fact, have expressed a desire to improve rather than restrict gifted education. Stay tuned.

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 9:15am]


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