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Parents and educators will meet up tomorrow, March 12th at The
NYC – The public school system provides a G & T (Gifted & Talented program), starting from Kindergarten for children who score significantly high in standardized test. A RFT (request for testing) should be submitted in the fall the year before your child starts kindergarten. The deadline for RFT is in early November. The test is taken in mid to late January and Parents and Children are notified of their eligibility in April. There are district programs run by each districts elementary schools which offer special classes for gifted and talented students, and also city wide programs that admit students from all boroughs.
New Jersey – In the state of New Jersey there is not a standardized test that identifies gifted children, instead it is a multiple measure approach, including but not limited to, achievement test scores; grades; student performance or products; intelligence testing; parent, student, and/or teacher recommendation; and other appropriate measures. Individual schools provide different programs for gifted and talented schools including pull- out programs, differentiated instruction, acceleration include, but are not limited to, pull-out programs, classroom-based differentiated instruction, acceleration, flexible pacing, compacted curricula, distance learning, advanced classes, or individualized programs.