ExcellenceGapBrief1.pdf - "Mind the (Other) Gap!" This report examines achievement gaps among students who perform at advanced levels called the "Excellence Gap". An empirical analysis of the potential factors influencing the size and trends of excellence gaps in state assessment results is presented.

High Achieving Students.pdf - "High Achieving Students in an Era of NCLB". Research report that argues low-achieving students are making larger gains than high achieving students and teachers are not focusing enough on high achieving students.

http://www.hoagiesgifted.org/gifted_101.htm- Site claims to be the "All Things Gifted" resource for parents, educators, administrators, counselors, psychologists, and even gifted kids and teens themselves! Find everything you ever wanted to know about Giftedness at this award winning site... From this page you can find links to research on gifted children.

http://www.bertiekingore.com/high-gt-create.htm - "High Achiever, Gifted Learner, Creative Thinker". Brief article contrasts and summarizes the characterisitcs of these three different types of learners.

http://www.prufrock.com/client/client_pages/Placement_of_Gifted_Students/Placement_for_Gifted_Students.cfm - "Making Decisions About Placement". This article provides excerpts from Identifying Gifted Students: APractical Guide.

InequityInEquity.pdf - "Inequity in Equity: How "Equity" Can Lead to Inequity for High-Potential Students". This article presents evidence to suggest that the push for equity in education has led to the decline in excellence. The author points out the dangers of the one-size-fits-all curriculum.

A New Window for Looking at Gifted Children.pdf - This guide was developed by researchers at the University of Georgia to help school districts identify gifted students who come from economically disadvantaged families and may or may not have limited proficiency in the English language.

Identifying Academically Talented Minority Children.pdf - This paper presents an aptitude approach for identifying academically talented minority students that is contrasted with the more achievement test focused approaches.

http://journals.prufrock.com/IJP/b/journal-for-the-education-of-the-gifted - Link to the Journal for the Education of the Gifted where abstracts can be viewed and articles ordered.

http://www.gifted.uconn.edu/NRCGT.html - Website for The National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented (NRC/GT) with links to numerous research articles.

http://cfge.wm.edu/ - Website for the Center of Gifted Education at the College of William and Mary with links to research and curriculum.

http://cty.jhu.edu/about/index.html - Website for the Center for Talented Youth (CTY) at Johns Hopkins University which focuses on the needs of students with exceptionally high academic abilities.