One possibility for meeting the unique educational needs of gifted secondary students is through specialized schools. These schools may be private or public. Public school services may be provided at the district or the state level. They may be magnet schools, charter schools, and residential schools. These schools may provide a specialized curriculum focusing on one academic area, or they may provide a more general educational background. These schools typically focus on acceleration of content areas, but may also provide enrichment and greater depth of learning in combination with acceleration of instruction.

There are a variety of options in the form of specialized schools for gifted learners, although magnet schools are typically under the guidance of a school district and may provide specialized and advanced instruction ...

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