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Creating Pathways for Gifted Students in Rural Alaska

December 26, 2018 3:06

Growing up gifted in rural Alaska can be a struggle. It can be tough to find the challenging courses you need, and the advising to get you planted firmly on a path to college. See how one program, the Rural Alaska Honors Institute, is helping gifted Alaska Native students find their way to college. Run by the Rural Alaska Honors Institute at the University of Alaska at Fairbanks, it offers residential summer programs for college credit, and advanced courses online during the school year.

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