Research Highlights Need To Pay Attention To "Twice Exceptional" Students

10/25/2001 | Education Week

According to researchers, few school districts are meeting the educational needs of "twice exceptional" students -- children who are both intellectually gifted and learning disabled, which can result in emotional turmoil, low self-esteem and, in some cases, academic self-destruction. U.S. Department of Education data show that 45,142 twice exceptional students were identified in U.S. schools in 1998.

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