SEC. 37-23-175. Definitions.
For purposes of Sections 37-23-171 through 37-23-181, the following terms shall have the following meanings unless the context shall prescribe otherwise:
(a) "Gifted children" shall mean children who are found to have an exceptionally high degree of intellect, and/or academic, creative or artistic ability.
(b) "Gifted education" shall mean programs for instruction of intellectually gifted children within Grades 2 through 12 and programs for instruction of academically gifted children within Grades 9 through 12 and programs for instruction of creative or artistically gifted children within Grades 2 through 12 of the public elementary and secondary schools of this state. Such programs shall be designed to meet the individual needs of gifted children and shall be in addition to and different from the regular program of instruction provided by the district.
(c) "Department" shall mean the State Department of Education.
(d) "Board" shall mean the State Board of Education.
SOURCES: Laws, 1989, ch. 447, Sec. 3; 1993, ch. 585, Sec. 2, eff from and after July 1, 1993.