TITLE 16
Education

CHAPTER 16-42.2
Rhode Island Academy for Gifted and Talented Limited English Proficient Students

SECTION 16-42.2-2


§ 16-42.2-2 Findings.

The general assembly has found and declares that:

(1) Increasing numbers of limited English proficient students are entering Rhode Island public schools, and they must have equal access to gifted and talented programs;

(2) That the state should encourage programs for gifted and talented students from among special populations, including LEP students;

(3) That there is a special need to serve gifted and talented limited English proficient students in grades K through 12;

(4) That the academy model has proven successful in other education approaches for meeting the needs of gifted and talented students.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1989, ch. 272, § 1.)