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Gifted Children and Legal Issues: An Update
A key resource for schools, teachers, parents, and organizations.
Our brightest children are often neglected or even hindered by school structures and policies. This book reports court cases brought against schools since 1991 in areas such as appropriate curriculum, civil rights, home-schooling, and personal injury.
Parents are advised how to seek mediation and due process hearings as effective alternatives to litigation. Policy statements from the National Association for Gifted Children are included, along with addresses of state and national gifted child advocacy organizations and agencies.
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Frances A. Karnes, Ph.D. and Ronald G. Marquardt, Ph.D.,Esq.
Dr. Karnes is a Professor of Special Education and Director of The Center for Gifted Studies at the University of Southern Mississippi. She is the former president of The Association for the Gifted. Dr. Marquardt is Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science at the University of Southern Mississippi. As an attorney, Dr. Marquardt is a specialist in constitutional law and legal research. He and Dr. Karnes are Co-Directors of the Institute for Law and Gifted Education in Hattiesburg, MS.Review:
"...a volume that everyone who deals with gifted children should maintain as a guidebook." -- Gifted and Talented International Journal
"A valuable resource and....unique contribution to the field of education of gifted students." -- James J. Gallagher, Ph.D., Past President, National Association for Gifted Children
"This valuable...book offers excellent information." -- Choice Magazine
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Book Description Great Potential Pr Inc, 2000. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0910707340
Book Description Great Potential Pr Inc, 2000. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0910707340