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Educational programs designed to offer enriched opportunities for students identified as having the highest academic potential, including additional classes, programs, or services. Gifted students are considered to have the capacity to achieve beyond the norm based either on IQ scores, demonstrated ability in the classroom, or both.

See also giftedmultiple intelligences.

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Once limited to intellectual skills, the concept of giftedness is expanding to include children with a wide variety of creative talents.