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Dec 02, 2014, 10:15 ET
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National Math + Science Initiative, UTeach Institute and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Announce Expansion of UTeach Program to Five Additional Universities

 The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) announced today that five additional research universities have been selected to join a...

Oct 27, 2014, 13:35 ET
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Dallas ISD High Schools Partnering with the National Math + Science Initiative Outperform Peer High Schools on Advanced Placement* Exams in 2013-14

 High schools of the Dallas Independent School District (Dallas ISD), in partnership with the National Math and Science Initiative's (NMSI)...

Oct 07, 2014, 11:29 ET
NMSI dramatically boosts college readiness in just one year. Increase in qualifying scores after the first year of program implementation in six cohorts of NMSI partner schools (2009-2014) compared with the average national increase over the same period. Source: College Board. (PRNewsFoto/NMSI)

Two Mississippi High Schools, Partnering with the National Math + Science Initiative, Dramatically Boost Performance on Advanced Placement* Exams in 2013-14

 Two Mississippi high schools partnering with the National Math and Science Initiative's (NMSI) College Readiness Program – Ocean Springs...

Oct 02, 2014, 15:54 ET
NMSI dramatically boosts college readiness in just one year. Increase in qualifying scores after the first year of program implementation in six cohorts of NMSI partner schools (2009-2014) compared with the average national increase over the same period. Source: College Board. (PRNewsFoto/NMSI)

Three Tennessee High Schools, Partnering with the National Math + Science Initiative, Dramatically Boost Performance on Advanced Placement* Exams in 2013-14

Three Tennessee high schools near Fort Campbell—Clarksville High School, Northeast High School and Rossview High School—in partnership...

Oct 02, 2014, 15:51 ET
NMSI dramatically boosts college readiness in just one year. Increase in qualifying scores after the first year of program implementation in six cohorts of NMSI partner schools (2009-2014) compared with the average national increase over the same period. Source: College Board. (PRNewsFoto/NMSI)

Six Georgia High Schools, Partnering with the National Math + Science Initiative, Dramatically Boost Performance on Advanced Placement* Exams in 2013-14

 Six Georgia high schools partnering with the National Math and Science Initiative's (NMSI) College Readiness Program beginning in school year...

Sep 30, 2014, 08:18 ET
NMSI dramatically boosts college readiness in just one year. Increase in qualifying scores after the first year of program implementation in six cohorts of NMSI partner schools (2009-2014) compared with the average national increase over the same period. Source: College Board.  (PRNewsFoto/NMSI)

National Math + Science Initiative Boosts College Readiness for More Than 13,000 Students Nationwide, Based on 2013-14 Advanced Placement* Exam Results

The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) boosted student enrollment in college-level math, science and English courses by more than 50,000...

Feb 04, 2014, 09:39 ET

National Math and Science Initiative, UTeach Institute and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Announce National Expansion of UTeach Program

The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) today announced the expansion of the UTeach secondary science, technology, engineering and math...

Jan 17, 2014, 09:03 ET
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Aberdeen High School Awarded National Math and Science Initiative "School of the Year"

Aberdeen selected out of 465 participating schools nationwide for award recognizing outstanding achievement in Advanced Placement courses The...

Aug 28, 2013, 11:00 ET

Students in National Math and Science Initiative Program Outperform Peers on Advanced Placement Exams for Fifth Consecutive Year

Program closing achievement gap in rigorous math, science and English courses  Students enrolled in high schools that partner with the...

Aug 27, 2013, 11:30 ET
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Oklahoma Students in National Math and Science Initiative Program Excel on Advanced Placement Exams

 Hundreds of high school students in Oklahoma are headed back to school this year with higher scores on their Advanced Placement* (AP) exams...

Aug 13, 2013, 10:19 ET
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Online Learning Modules Will Play a Big Role in Common Core Implementation Across the U.S.

More than 50,000 math, science and English teachers will benefit from web-based training modules in the 2014-2015 school year  The...

Jun 17, 2013, 09:48 ET
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National Math and Science Initiative Announces Teacher Training Events in 27 States This Summer

 At a time when most teachers are on break for the summer, the National Math and Science Initiative is hosting one of their largest teacher...

Jun 12, 2013, 10:17 ET
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Cumberland County Takes the Lead in North Carolina to Provide Rigorous Education for Students

 The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) announced today that its comprehensive Advanced Placement* (AP) program for military...

Jun 05, 2013, 08:17 ET
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National Math and Science Initiative Announces $930,637 Grant from The Heinz Endowments to Expand AP Program in Pittsburgh Public Schools

The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) announced that its comprehensive Advanced Placement* (AP) program is being expanded this fall to...

May 13, 2013, 11:40 ET
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National Math and Science Initiative Awards $388,507 Grant to Expand AP program in Mississippi

 The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI), a non-profit organization launched in 2007 to transform math and science education in the...

May 09, 2013, 10:45 ET
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National Math and Science Initiative Announces $3.4 Million Grant from DoDEA to Expand AP Program in Georgia

The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI), a non-profit organization launched in 2007 to transform math and science education in the United...

May 06, 2013, 12:15 ET
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National Math and Science Initiative Selects Tennessee High Schools for its AP Program for Military Families

The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI), a non-profit organization launched in 2007 to transform math and science education in the United...

Apr 08, 2013, 10:02 ET
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Newly Released Common Core Resources and Materials Are Now Available to All Teachers

National Math and Science Initiative is providing teachers unlimited access to the PARCC open-source learning management system The...

Apr 03, 2013, 11:06 ET
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National Math and Science Initiative Awards $12 million to Endow UTeach Program at 12 Universities

Regional recipients include University of North Texas and The University of Texas at...

Mar 26, 2013, 12:30 ET
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National Math and Science Initiative Announces First 'NMSI School of the Year' and Awards for Eight Outstanding Teachers

The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) announced today that an Oklahoma high school will receive its first "NMSI School of the Year"...