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National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented

The National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented (NRC/GT) is a consortium of researchers dedicated to research on gifted and talented students. Directed by Joseph Renzulli, the NRC/GT was established in 1990 as the result of funding provided under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA; Title V, Part D, Subpart 6, Sec 5464(d); 20 U.S.C. 7253c(d)), otherwise known as the Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Education Program. The statute charged the U.S. government with funding a national research center for education of gifted and talented youth to fund research activities on methods and techniques for identifying and teaching gifted and talented students and for using gifted and talented programming strategies and methods to serve all students. Hence, the mission of ...

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