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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....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 ...

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BALTIMORE, FEBRUARY 3, 2014—One researcher wants to see if ammonium borane might be a safer storage medium to power a hydrogen car. Another wants to find new ways to attach biological molecules, such as those in pharmaceuticals, to carbon nanotubes.

It might be all in a day’s work at a university or research institute, but here the researchers are seven young women and five young men between 13 and 16 years old.   

Ten students from the United States and two from South Korea have been named recipients of the inaugural CTY Cogito Research Awards for aspiring middle school and high school researchers, the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY)  announced. ...Read more.

December 19, 2013 response to Dec. 15 New York Times editorial about gifted education

By Elaine Tuttle Hansen

I am sure that by now many of you have seen the editorial about gifted education in Sunday’s New York Times.  If you haven’t, take a look and I trust you will be as excited as I was to find a prominent source calling badly needed attention to the cause we all care so much about....Read more.

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Geologist and educator Christine Metzger, and physician Milad Pooran were honored for their extraordinary achievements and awarded the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY) Distinguished Alumni Award at CTY’s Grand Ceremony on the Johns Hopkins Homewood campus in Baltimore on October 27....Read more.