Students with talent are found in all cultural groups, across all economic strata, and in all areas of human endeavor. To support the development of gifted and talented students in the United States, the U.S. Congress reauthorized the Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Students Education Act as Title V, Part D, Subpart 6 of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. This legislation reauthorizes the U.S. Department of Education to fund grants, provide leadership, and sponsor a national research center on the education of gifted and talented students.
Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended, Title V, Part D, Subpart 6; 20 U.S.C. 7253 et seq.
Title V - Promoting Informed Parental Choice and Innovative Programs
Part D - Fund for The Improvement of Education
Subpart 6 - Gifted and Talented Students
Sec. 5461. Short Title.
Sec. 5462. Purpose.
Sec. 5463. Rule of Construction.
Sec. 5464. Authorized Programs.
Sec. 5465. Program Priorities.
Sec. 5466. General Provisions.