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Doctor of Education (EdD)
In this research study, the correlation between the strategies that previous research had indicated as effective for gifted education and the programming sought by parents of gifted children was examined. Survey results and interviews with parents revealed several strategies that parents wanted to be implemented in gifted education as well as powerful practices that would enhance gifted education if implemented by school leaders. The problem of underachievement among gifted students is also discussed as well as strategies to reverse it.
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McCreary, Ryan, "What Do Parents Really Want? Parent Perspectives on Gifted Education" (2017). Education Dissertations and Projects. 226.