Press Release: The EPGY Online High School at Stanford University
Stanford, California, April 2006 – "Through a generous gift from the Malone Family Foundation of Englewood, Colorado, Stanford University’s Education Program for Gifted Youth (EPGY) announces the creation of the EPGY Online High School at Stanford University. The EPGY Online High School (EPGY-OHS) will be a three-year, fully-accredited, diploma-granting, online, independent high school. Formally a part of Stanford University’s Education Program for Gifted Youth, and building on EPGY’s fifteen-year history of providing online courses to gifted students, the EPGY-OHS will provide gifted students with a course of study designed expressly for them in an educational environment ideally suited to helping such students realize their potential and develop their abilities. Through the EPGY-OHS, students everywhere will have the opportunity to receive an education comparable to that offered by the best schools in the world. ..."
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This is very exciting for gifted students as well as for homeschoolers looking for academically rigorous online coursework. EPGY is the standard for online accelerated classes. EPGY-OHS also offers up to 8 weeks of residential programs at Stanford in the summer for its students. More info coming soon!