Archive August 2020
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TEA Issues Guidance on Servicing G/T Students in Remote Learning Environments
On Monday, August 24, the Texas Association for the Gifted & Talented (TAGT) received a response to the request for guidance
on servicing G/T students in remote learning environments from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) submitted on July 14, 2020. Included in the TEA response are answers to several Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs); read the full response here.
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TAGT Announces New Advocacy Goal Related to School Funding
This summer, in response to the integration of G/T funding into the Basic Allotment and the school funding issues related to the COVID-19 Pandemic, TAGT has introduced an advocacy goal related to school funding. TAGT supports efforts that will ensure schools are funded at or above levels established in House Bill 3 and that funding laws consider mastery of learning objectives over instructional minutes.
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giftED20 is Moving Online!
The Texas Association for the Gifted & Talented (TAGT) is taking giftED20 online to ensure a safe, accessible experience designed to connect and empower educators, parents, administrators, and researchers to meet the unique needs of gifted students. Although we wish we could be together in person this fall, TAGT is focused on creating a dynamic, immersive experience for our members.
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