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Education Week takes a closer look at CTY's new Rural Connections scholarship program, with a visit to our summer site at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania.

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BALTIMORE July 25, 2011 — Most days this summer, you’ll find 17-year-old Rachel Viqueira running experiments with mice at the Johns Hopkins Neurogenetics & Behavior Center, helping investigators better understand the intricacies of how the brain works and gaining the kind of lab experience that most young scientists can only dream of. Yesterday the Maplewood, N.J. high school senior got the day off so that she and her seven fellow interns from the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY) Center Scholars Program could tour the White House at President Obama’s invitation....Read more.

When one of Washington, DC's lowest performing schools introduced CTYOnline's blended curriculum into the classroom, something amazing started to happen. The Journal has the story ... (read more)

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BALTIMORE, June 2012 — Everyone needs a place where they feel like they belong. But when you are a smart kid living in a rural area, finding classes and cultural opportunities, libraries and labs, and teachers and peers to inspire and engage you, can be difficult.

Rural Connections, a new scholarship program launched this summer by The Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Talented Youth (CTY), addresses this need....Read more.

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BALTIMORE June 25, 2012-- Today is the day many CTYers have been waiting for all year – the first day of Summer Program classes at the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth....Read more.