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Alicia Fuentes GargalloAlicia Fuentes-Gargallo, a Spanish teacher at Westland Middle School in Bethesda, Md., is the winner of this year’s Friedel and Otto Eberspacher Award for Excellence in the Teaching of a Modern Western European Language from the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY). The annual award, presented to an educator who inspires students to understand the world’s people and cultures, was established in 1989 by Lieselotte E. Kurth of Johns Hopkins University’s German Department. It includes a $1,500 prize....Read more.

Report shows widespread lack of support for high-ability, low-income students

Equal Talents, Equal Opportunities, Second Edition: A Report Card on State Support for Academically Talented Low-Income Students report coverLow-income students with advanced academic abilities are far less likely than their wealthier peers to have access to resources that would help them succeed, according a new report co-authored by JHU researchers Jonathan Plucker, Amanda Dettmer, and Grace Healey, with Jennifer Glynn of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation....Read more.

Memorial event honors CTY alumnus Joshua Ringel

Gregory OrrGregory Orr will visit Johns Hopkins University April 22 as the featured poet in the 2018 Joshua Ringel Memorial Poetry Reading....Read more.

3 CTY students standing in front of a world mapA new humanities program for older students at Dickinson College, new sites in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and California, and four new courses are what’s new this summer at CTY....Read more.

Santino VaughnThe Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth is broadening its efforts to identify Baltimore City students with advanced learning abilities and connect these bright students and their teachers with quality gifted resources and programs....Read more.