Featured News Clips
The Davidson Academy was referenced in the article, "Discrimination in Gifted Education Must End
," which discusses the under-representation of minority and low-income students in gifted programs, and steps taken to correct this (Education Week
, January 4, 2017).
The Davidson Academy was featured on Vital Signs with Dr. Sanjay Gupta
. Coverage of the Academy begins at the 5:43 minute mark of this segment, the first of three in a fascinating special on gifted education (CNN Vital Signs
, Sept. 18, 2015).
The Davidson Academy was featured as one of America's Top High Schools 2014
, which ranked more than 700 of the country’s public high schools using six key indicators. Ranked #30, the Davidson Academy is one of the top public high schools in America. The Davidson Academy also ranked #8 in the 25 Best High Schools in the West
, Aug. 27, 2014).
Davidson Academy of Nevada graduate Taylor Wilson was featured in the video special, "19-year-old hopes to revolutionize nuclear power
." Taylor discusses his experiences attending the Academy as well as the lab he worked in on the University of Nevada, Reno campus (Rock Center with Brian Williams
, June 14, 2013).
Davidson Academy student Taylor Wilson was featured in the segment, "Teenage physics wonder turns to nuclear safety
." In the video, Taylor describes his educational background, exceptional interest in science, and experiences at the Davidson Academy (CBS Evening News “On the Road with Steve Hartman"
, March 30, 2012).
"Challenging the Gifted
," an article about the Davidson Academy, describes the many ways the Academy is striving to meet the needs of its students. Numerous students and teachers are profiled in addition to our founders, the Davidsons, and several national gifted education experts (EducationNext
, Spring 2011).
The Davidson Academy of Nevada and the Davidson Young Scholars program were featured in the article, "Program for gifted students on hold amid budget crunch
." The article also discusses plans to create a school for highly gifted students in Las Vegas (Las Vegas Sun,
May 18, 2010).
The Davidson Academy was featured in a Time Magazine
cover story, titled "Failing Our Geniuses
," that explains how the Davidson Academy is leading the way in seeking improvements in gifted education in America (Time Magazine
, Aug. 27, 2007).
For a brief glimpse of life at the Davidson Academy, watch this video clip entitled "Genius School
" (ABC Nightline,
June 4, 2007).
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