btn_existing

New-York

NewYork

Information

Gift Program
Notmandate
State funding
Not available

State Definition of "gifted & talented":

As used in this article, the term 'gifted pupils' shall mean those pupils who show evidence of high performance capability and exceptional potential in areas such as general intellectual ability, special academic aptitude and outstanding ability in visual and performing arts. Such definition shall include those pupils who require educational programs or services beyond those normally provided by the regular school program in order to realize their full potential." (New York Education Law § 4452)

State Association:Advocacy for Gifted & Talented Education in New York (AGATE-NY)
Governor:Andrew Cuomo
State Dept. of Ed. - Gifted and Talented: Marybeth Casey
Commissioner of Education: Dr. John B. King, Jr.