Young Scholars


Young Scholars is a K-8 initiative that is designed to increase the proportion of historically underrepresented students in gifted programs. School administrators, teachers, and Advanced Academic resource teachers work together to find and nurture gifted potential in young learners. Through flexible grouping, summer school, and after school programs, students are provided an educational setting that raises their personal expectations and prepares them for more challenging and rigorous coursework and academic programs.

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See a short video on the Young Scholars Program:

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See a short video on an overview of the Young Scholars model:

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To order copies of the entire 48 minute video with an in-depth explanation of the Young Scholars model click here.

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Dr. Carol V. Horn

Dr. Carol V. Horn
K-12 Program Coordinator
3877 Fairfax Ridge Rd.
Fairfax, VA 22030
703-279-5208 (Fax)

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