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Article 9B.

Academically or Intellectually Gifted Students.

§ 115C‑150.5.  Academically or intellectuallygifted students.

The General Assembly believes the public schools should challenge allstudents to aim for academic excellence and that academically or intellectuallygifted students perform or show the potential to perform at substantially highlevels of accomplishment when compared with others of their age, experience, orenvironment.  Academically or intellectually gifted students exhibit high performancecapability in intellectual areas, specific academic fields, or in bothintellectual areas and specific academic fields. Academically or intellectuallygifted students require differentiated educational services beyond thoseordinarily provided by the regular educational program.  Outstanding abilitiesare present in students from all cultural groups, across all economic strata,and in all areas of human endeavor. (1996, 2nd Ex. Sess., c. 18, s. 18.24(f).)