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Alabama

Alabama

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Gift Program
Mandated
State funding
Not available

State Definition of "gifted & talented":

Intellectually gifted children and youth are those who perform at high levels in academic or creative fields when compared to
others of their age, experience, or environment. These children and youth require services not ordinarily provided by the regular school program.
Children and youth possessing these abilities can be found in all populations, across all economic strata,and in all areas of human endeavor.(Alabama Admin. Code r. 290-8-9-.14)

State Association:Alabama Association for Gifted Children
Governor:Robert Bentley
State Dept. of Ed. - Gifted and Talented:Shirley Farrell
State Superintendent: Joseph Morton