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High intelligence is a special need

High intelligence is a special need

Bright children should be given the same individual attention as students with special educational needs (SEN) and should be allowed to skip school years in order to realise their potential, US academics say.  Teachers could be squandering the talent of the most creative and pioneering minds of a generation by not giving them personalised care, according to researchers from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.  The researchers tracked 300 gifted children from the ages of 13 to 38, noting their academic achievements as well as their later professional successes.

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