Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Students Education Program--National Research and Development Center

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CFDA Number: 84.206R/84.305A
Program Type: Cooperative Agreements


Program Description

The National Research Center for the Education of Gifted and Talented Youth conducts research for the purpose of carrying out activities described in Sec. 5464(b) of the statute, including research on methods and techniques for identifying and teaching gifted and talented students and for using gifted and talented programs and methods to serve all students. It also conducts program evaluations and surveys. As part of its work, the center collects, analyzes, and develops information about gifted and talented education. Emphasis is given to the identification of and services for students traditionally not included in gifted and talented education, including individuals with limited English proficiency (LEP), individuals with disabilities, and individuals living under economically disadvantaged conditions. For information about research activities conducted by the center, see the list of statutory use of funds for demonstration projects under the Javits authority (see Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Students Education, # 84.206A, under topical heading "Academic Improvement").


Types of Projects

The center conducts a variety of research studies for the purpose of carrying out activities described in Sec. 5464(b) of the statute.



 
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