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Gifted & Talented and Advanced Placement

Office for the Gifted & Talented and Advanced Placement

All students identified as gifted and talented in the state have the right to an appropriate education. Responding to the concern for educational programming for gifted and talented students, the Arkansas General Assembly passed Act 106 of 1979. This legislation established the Office for the Gifted & Talented and Advanced Placement. Funds were appropriated to provide financial assistance to school districts operating programs for gifted and talented students. Guidelines were developed to provide information to assist districts in planning, implementing, and evaluating those programs.

Frequently Asked Questions

To learn more about Gifted & Talented (GT) education in Arkansas, please view GT FAQs.

     

For more information, please contact:

For more information, please contact:
 
Dr. Mary Kathryn Stein, Director of Gifted & Talented and Advanced Placement
Arkansas Department of Education Four Capitol Mall, Slot 28
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: 501-682-4224
Fax: 501-682-4220

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