"Gifted and talented" students are those students who demonstrate outstanding performance or the assessed potential for such performance or whose abilities, talents and potential for accomplishment in one or more areas of endeavor are so outstanding that they require special provisions to meet their educational needs.
A gifted and talented educational program shall be identified.
The program shall be flexible and responsive to individual student needs and provide a variety of options for gifted students. These options should include higher level learning activities and experiences, opportunity for independent study, access to multiple resources and intellectual peer interaction.
The program shall provide gifted and talented students, families and educators an atmosphere of support and guidance.