The case is made that differentiated education for gifted students is essential to their development. Our national policy toward gifted students cannot be "make it on your own." Talent must be ignited, nurtured and sustained by design through wise, knowledge-based policies and innovative best practices.
Marshall, Stephanie Pace, “Foreward.” Programs and Services for Gifted Secondary Students: A Guide to Recommended Practices. Ed. Felicia A. Dixon. Waco, Texas: Prufrock Press Inc., 2009.