Mississippi Gifted Education Act of 1989
The Mississippi State Department of Education defines intellectually gifted children as children and youth who are found to have an exceptionally high degree of intelligence as documented through the identification process.
The Mississippi Gifted Education Act of 1989, amended in 1993, mandates that each
public school district within the state provide gifted education programs in grades
East Central Talented and Gifted Association
FES WINGS and HMS WINGS programs are both members of the East Central Talented and Gifted Association. ECTAG offers area schools an opportunity to compete in chess, scrabble, art, Scholar's Bowl, Spontaneous Art, and Invention Fair competitions.
Mississippi Association for Gifted Children
This organization is the forerunner of Gifted Education in the state of Mississippi. MAGC holds an annual meeting in the fall for parents, teachers, and administrators of gifted children.
MAGC also has a Parent Organization that parents of gifted children may join. Information is at MAGC, P. O. Box 3545, Jackson, MS 39207 or www.msms.k12.ms.us/MAGC
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