CAGT’s Legislative Infographic
This is a one page inforgraphic with the legislative information below that we print back to back and share at our events. If you would like to use it at yours, please do.
HB 07-1244: Concerning the Provisions of Educational Programs for Gifted Students
Each Administrative Unit (AU) SHALL adopt and implement a program plan to identify and serve gifted children.
HB 08-1021: Early Access for Highly Advanced Gifted Children Under Age Six
Early access means early entrance to kindergarten or first grade for highly advanced gifted children under age six. Academic achievement, reasoning ability, performance and motivation are keen compared to other gifted children.
HB 11-1077: Gifted and Talented Students
This bill separates the “Exceptional Children’s Educational Act” into two parts, relocating provisions related to gifted children to a new part. The bill does not make any substantive changes to the law.
HB 13-1023: Concerning Policies Relating to Academic Acceleration in Pre-School through Twelfth Grade
High-ability students who are performing above grade level should be challenged and supported to reach their full potential. School districts must have transparent, system wide academic acceleration procedures for referring students, evaluating the academic needs of the students. Participation in academic acceleration interventions should be available to all students who demonstrate high ability and who may benefit from content acceleration and acceleration interventions in their area or areas of strength.
HB 14 – 1102 Gifted Education Programs
The Gifted Education Programs Bill updates and clarifies the language and processes for the education of gifted children within Part 2 of the existing Exceptional Children Education Act (ECEA).
HB 09-1319: Concurrent Enrollment Programs Act
The expanded mission of Concurrent Enrollment Program is to serve a wider range of students, particularly those who represent communities with historically low college participation rates.