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The Primer for Effective Advocacy

What is advocacy? What goals do advocates for gifted education have? Who can advocate? What are important points to remember in order to enhance the effectiveness of advocacy?

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Student Spotlight: Better Than Sleeping: Summer Science Institute

In in its third year, the Summer Science Institute (SSI) is a collaboration between UNT’s Talent Search program, the Texas Academy of Math and Science (TAMS), and Strickland Middle School in Denton, TX.

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Student Spotlight: The Art of Creativity

For gifted young artist Kaylee Cooper of Waco, art gives her a chance to explore the world from different perspectives.

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Student Spotlight: Igniting Students’ Passions Through Mentoring Experiences

The school’s IGNITE! Summer Intensives couples younger students exploring areas of interest with older students serving as Teaching Fellows.

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Student Spotlight: Goal: Giving English Language Learners Opportunities for Leadership

Bryan originally just wanted to play soccer. For this Denton student, his district’s unique program, GOAL (Guys/Girls Operating as Leaders), offered him that ability.

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The Knowledge Cure

Jack Andraka is an 18-year-old inventor, scientist, and researcher. At the age of 15, this teen prodigy developed a patent pending test that has the potential to save countless lives by detecting early stage pancreatic cancer.