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    Joined: Dec 2005
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    Great idea about screening the 1st graders...ask for the party acquaintance bt name. It is the referral system that gate the id process...for good or ill.

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    Originally Posted by master of none
    In 3rd grade, dd told the teachers that they had missed one for GT and that person was added. Then she made more recommendations as the year went on- and all were accepted. (GT at that age was based on teacher rec and the teacher had never taught GT kids before). It doesn't hurt to speak up-- unless the process is so automated that people don't really have a say.
    Wow...that must have spoken volumes to your DD about her ability to both 'know what she knows' and 'do something positive about it.'
    ((Goose bumps)0
    Thanks for sharing that story

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