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In the wake of reports of an Internet website vulnerability called "Heartbleed," we're letting you know that CTY's website is secure. You can find more information on "Heartbleed" and how you can protect your Internet accounts here.

Hello CTYers. You can now apply for a 2014 CTY Summer Programs course. Applications received from now until January 15 will be assigned in our January 17 first assignment run, then weekly after that:

International Pathways to U.S. Universities. CTY offers this unique travel program, with workshops designed especially for international students interested in studying at US universities, and their parents.  Students and parents travel, tour, and learn together in this small and focused 6 day/5 night experience. Read more.

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BALTIMORE, MARCH 26, 2014 — Svetlana Grier, a French teacher at Chinese International School in Hong Kong, is the winner of a teaching award from the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY) in recognition of her commitment to and love of teaching....Click here to read more.

In Inside Higher Ed today, CTY executive director Elaine Tuttle Hansen takes on the topic of undermatching, the problem of high-achieving low-income students choosing to attend non-selective colleges. “Matching should not be a one-time idea that we introduce at the 11th hour, when it's suddenly time to choose a college,” she writes. “It should be a guiding principle and a fundamental goal of educational theory and practice from pre-school forward.” Read more ...

Apr 2014