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School Programs

Advanced Placement

Information regarding the AP classes and tests offered in the high schools.  Students who pass the test have an opportunity to earn college credit.

College Board

College Board funds the Advanced Placement tests as well as the SAT.  Through the College Board site parents and students can find information about, register and view scores for the SAT.  College information is also available such as cost and majors.

Duke Talent Identification Program

TIP is a summer enrichment program for rising 8th graders across the nation.  Students are nominated based off of high scores on the PSAT/SAT. 

Math and Science Education Network

The mission of the NC-MSEN group is to strengthen the teaching base of mathematics and science courses and increase the amount of students who graduate high school and pursue a higher education degree in the fields of math and science.

North Carolina Governor's School

Started in 1963 at Salem College, Governor's School is a six week program full of enriching experiences for high school students in concentrated programs.  The second campus, Meredith College, started in 1978.

 Advocacy Groups and Programs

American Association for Gifted Children  (at Duke University)

An advocacy group for the gifted students, they provide information primarily for parents and educators.

National Association for Gifted Children

NAGC is a coalition of parents, guardians, educators and school personnel united to meet the needs of the gifted students in their communities.

NC Department of Public Instruction AIG Homepage

The state's site for standards addressing the AIG students' needs.  The goal is to increase equality of services across the state.

No Child Left Behind Provisions for Gifted Students

The purpose of the gifted student provisions in NCLB is to "initiate a coordinating program" for all states that provide research based opportunities, including, but not limited to demonstration projects and innovative strategies from Kindergarten through Twelfth Grade.

North Carolina Association for the Gifted and Talented

An organization of educators, parents, guardians and community leaders dedicated to meeting the needs of the whole, gifted student.

Social and Emotional Needs of the Gifted

SENG is a group formed to provide information to parents, guardians and educators about the social and emotional needs of the gifted students.  They provide research, conferences and discussions to guide and aid the support people in a gifted student's life.