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Gifted 'Cluster' Grouping to Take Place at Arizona Elementary School

July 23, 2014

To meet the needs of students who easily master new concepts, Lake Valley Elementary School will initiate a school-wide gifted cluster model when school begins in August. Traditionally in Humboldt Unified School District elementary schools, gifted students receive more complex lessons during a half-to-one-hour pullout session a couple times weekly with other gifted students. "Now they can be challenged all day long," said LVES Principal Tusanne Cordes at the June 10 HUSD governing board meeting. Cordes presented a proposal for the school's signature model, Gifted Academy, requesting approval for $15,000 to be spent on training and materials, which the board approved unanimously. To read more, click here

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