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Quotable Quotes About Math + Science

Today, more than ever before, science holds the key to our survival as a planet and our security and prosperity as a nation. It's time we once again put science at the top of our agenda and work to restore America's place as the world leader in science and technology. – President Barack Obama America faces many challenges...but the enemy I fear most is complacency. We are about to be hit by the full force of global competition. If we continue to ignore the obvious task at hand while others beat ...

NMSI Publications

Laying the Foundation Learn more about the National Math and Science comprehensive teacher training program.  2012 UTeach Brochure Learn more about the urgent need fore more qualified math and science teachers and how NMSI's UTeach program is addressing this issue. NMSI 2011 Annual Report This comprehensive report details NMSI's acheivements in 2011. NMSI 2011 APTIP Results Brochure View the results from NMSI's Advanced Placement and Training Incentive Program for the 2010-11 school year. 2010 Annual Report This comprehensive report details our acheivements in 2010. Initiative for Military Families Brochure Learn more about NMSI's Initiative for Military Families, which brings the highly acclaimed APTIP program to students in military families. NMSI Overview Four-Fold A four-fold ...

FAQ

Q: What is the National Math and Science Initiative? The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) is an agent of change that was launched in 2007 by top leaders in business, education and science to improve student achievement in math and science across the American public school system. The NMSI mission is to bring best practices to the education sector by replicating proven programs on a national scale that have more than 10 years of proven results. These programs include the Advanced Placement Training and Incentive Program to prepare more ...

Noteworthy Programs

Introducing the NMSI Interns Northrup Grumman, a leading global security company, awarded a generous $19,000 grant to the National Math & Science Foundation to go towards the hiring of 5 summer interns.  The interns will be giving much needed help at NMSI as the company continues to expand rapidly.  Northrup Grumman’s contribution is part of a bigger program that created 110,000 summer jobs opportunities for students. Below are the interns Northrup Grumman provided along with interns NMSI previously hired and the former CEO of NMSI, Dr. Mary Ann Rankin. Strong American Schools – Ed ...

Charts and Data

AP Student Graduation Rates Download the Chart UTeach Graduate Success Rates Download the Chart Dallas AP Testing Results Download the Chart Four-Year Uteach Retention Rate

Reports and Studies

Stats on STEM NMSI’s Laying the Foundation division has produced a new fact sheet with key STEM statistics and citations that should be a helpful resource for anyone interested in STEM education. Pasadena case study shows LTF boosts AP scholars The Pasadena school district’s success with the Laying the Foundation training makes a great case study of how effective teacher training can raise achievement.  Here’s a one-page summary of the Pasadena experience. The Effects of an Incentive-Based High-School Intervention on College Outcomes Kirabo Jackson analyzes the longer-run effects of a program that pays both ...

Fact Sheets

AP Program Learn about how NMSI's AP Program works and the results it produces. State Leaders for NMSI State leaders across the country agree - NMSI gets results! Check out what some of the governors of our AP states are saying about our program.  NMSI Overview An overview of what the National Math and Science Initiative is and why we are here. Initiative for Military Families An overview of NMSI's Initiative for Military Families, which provides consistent, quality math and science education to public high schools with high concentrations of students from military families. UTeach An overview of ...

Related Links

American Mathematical Society Mathematics Research and Scholarship Association for Science Teacher Education The Association for Science Teacher Education is a non-profit professional organization composed of over 800 members from countries across the globe. The Association of State Supervisors of Mathematics (ASSM) ASSM is an organization whose members provide supervising and/or consulting services in the area of mathematics as a staff member of the education agency of any state in the United States of America. The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) The AWM is a nonprofit organization dedicated to encouraging and promoting women and girls in ...

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