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Academically and Intellectually Gifted (AIG)

NC Article 9B

"Academically or intellectually gifted students perform or show the potential to perform at substantially high levels of accomplishment when compared with others of their age, experience, or environment.  Academically or intellectually gifted students exhibit high performance capability in intellectual areas, specific academic fields, or in both the intellectual areas and specific academic fields.  Academically or intellectually gifted students require differentiated educational services beyond those ordinarily provided by the regular educational program.  Outstanding abilities are present in students from all cultural groups, across all economic strata, and in all areas of human endeavor."  -State Board of Education Policy