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Tennessee

Tennessee

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Gift Program
Mandated
State funding
Partial

State Definition of "gifted & talented":

‘Intellectually Gifted’ means a child whose intellectual abilities and potential for achievement are so outstanding that special provisions are required to meet the child’s educational needs. (Tennesse Comp. R. & Regs. 0520-1-9-.01)

State Association:Tennessee Association for the Gifted
Governor:Bill Haslam
State Dept. of Ed. - Gifted and Talented:Karen Willis
State Superintendent:Kevin Huffman
Parent Advocacy Group:Tennessee Initiative for Gifted Education Reform (TIGER)