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For example, Jane is a highly gifted dyslexic student. Her school district requires cut-off scores in each category for gifted identification, which Jane does not meet. When academic achievement scores are part of this calculus, students who experience learning challenges could be easily overlooked. However, if the district created a framework in which students can “qualify” in many areas, such as curriculum, leadership, artistic ability, or creativity, rather than limiting qualification areas to core academic content areas, gifted programs are more likely to capture students like Jane.

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