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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.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact: Maria Blackburn
410-735-6263 (voice)
410-735-6200 (fax)
mariablackburn@jhu.edu                                     

BALTIMORE October 24, 2013—A select group of middle school students from the U.S. and beyond will be honored as some of the brightest young students in the world at an October 27 national awards ceremony sponsored by the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY).

The students are being honored for their exceptional performance as middle schoolers on the college SAT, ACT or similar test as part of the 2012-2013 CTY Talent Search. CTY uses above-grade-level tests (such as the college SAT for middle school students) because they provide a clear picture of advanced students’ academic abilities. ...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.” ...Read more.

CTY's executive director, Elaine T. Hansen, responded to the The New York Times Op-Ed "Young, Gifted and Neglected," published September 18, 2012. Full text is below:...Read more.