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In an op-ed for the Baltimore Sun published on April 15, 2015, CTY Executive Director Elaine Tuttle Hansen takes issue with the Baltimore City Public School’s proposal to eliminate the Advanced Placement Summer Academy, the only free summer enrichment program for academically advanced Baltimore public school students. Full text below.

The cost of cutting the AP Summer Academy

By Elaine Tuttle Hansen

The Baltimore City school system's proposal to eliminate the Advanced Placement Summer Academy, the city's only summer enrichment program for academically advanced students, will reportedly trim $99,000 from the budget as part of an overhaul of the school system's summer programs, which aims to save a total of $2.5 million....Click here to read more.

The starting point for all of CTY's multi-tiered programs is the CTY Talent Search, which is now accepting applications. Testing helps you discover your child’s abilities, can lead to recognition at state academic ceremonies, and can open doors to CTY’s courses and services. Register online now!

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.

Geologist and educator Christine Metzger and physician Milad Pooran will be honored with the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth Distinguished Alumni Award at CTY’s Grand Ceremony on the Johns Hopkins University Homewood Campus on Sunday, October 27.

CTY established the Distinguished Alumni Award in 2012 to recognize our most highly accomplished alumni and acknowledge them for making a difference in our world.

“We are proud of the many former CTY students who are busy making the world a better place by using their talents to solve the hardest problems,” said Elaine Tuttle Hansen, executive director of CTY. “Milad and Christine exemplify the extraordinary reach and impact of our alumni today.”...Click here to read more.

Thanks to funding from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation and private donors, about 60 students from rural areas had the academic times of their lives at the 2013 CTY Summer Programs.  Johns Hopkins Magazine reports on the experience.