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Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth

With a goal to close the persistent "excellence gap" between sub-groups of advanced learners, the Baltimore Emerging Scholars Program targets students in grades 2-4 who show potential for becoming academically advanced as well as the teachers who work with them. Run by the renowned Hopkins Center for Talented Youth, this program serves 600 students in 18 schools (identified without using a test) with weekly 90-minute enrichment lessons around an interdisciplinary theme.  The Abell grant will enable Emerging Scholars to develop a 5th grade curriculum entitled "Recover, Repair, Rebuild," and to train 5th grade teachers to use the curriculum reaching an additional 400 5th grade students. The project will follow the trajectories of participating students into middle school.

Location: 
Baltimore, MD
Year: 
2019
Amount: 
$38,440
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