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CTY’s executive director Elaine Tuttle Hansen discusses the importance of helping even the brightest children learn something new every day in The Johns Hopkins Univeristy Gazette.

Listen to CTY executive director Elaine Tuttle Hansen on National Public Radio discussing the lack of college readiness among top students (second story in list) – a topic she recently wrote about in The Chronicle of Higher Education.

College readiness is an important issue not just for struggling students, but for top students, too, CTY executive director Elaine Tuttle Hansen writes in an op-ed published in the Chronicle of Higher Education.  Read it here:

CTY Genomics ClassResearchers from the Johns Hopkins Center for Epigenetics and the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth have found that hands-on lab research in high school influences career plans for gifted minority students. Read more ...

The 2013 CTY Summer Program catalogs and CTYOnlline catalogs are now online, and you may apply now.

CTY Summer and CTYOnline courses give students an in-depth and accelerated look at an academic subject. Our students are guided by expert faculty and supported by a diverse group of young people with exceptional academic abilities.

* Apply now for CTY Summer Programs! Details include timetables and deadlines. You may also want to look up the courses for which your child qualifies. Applications for CTY Summer Programs are accepted through April, although some courses fill quickly.

* Apply now for CTYOnline courses for spring and summer!

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