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NMSI’s College Readiness Program Expands to Missouri School District

Thanks to a $300,000 grant from the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA), we are happy to announce that NMSI’s College Readiness Program is expanding for the first time to the state of Missouri. This summer, NMSI will train teachers from the Waynesville R-VI School District to begin implementing the three-year program to help raise the level of academic rigor in their classrooms and increase the number of students earning passing scores on their Advanced Placement (AP) exams. Waynesville School District will offer five new AP courses this fall, bringing ...

NMSI’s College Readiness Program Expands for the First Time to Louisiana

With the school year winding to a close, most students and teachers have their sights set on summer vacation, but two high schools in Louisiana – Bossier High and Parkway High – have their sights set even further ahead. Thanks to a $919,618 grant from the Department of Defense and Educational Activity Fund, Bossier Parish Schools has become the first district in the state of Louisiana to implement NMSI’s College Readiness Program. The two military-connected high schools will share the grant money to provide their teachers with NMSI’s rigorous, ...

Bossier Schools to Expand AP Program at Military Connected Schools

Bossier Schools has become the first district in Louisiana to be chosen by the National Math and Science Initiative to receive a $919,618 grant to expand the Advanced Placement (AP) program at two military connected schools; Bossier High and Parkway. The grant, made possible by the Department of Defense Educational Activity Fund, will serve as the catalyst for NMSI’s College Readiness Program, which includes open enrollment in rigorous AP math, science and English classes for all eligible students at Bossier and Parkway, whether military dependents or not. By giving ...

Closing the Achievement Gap in Hawaii with College Readiness Program

  The NMSI College Readiness program (formerly known as the NMSI Comprehensive AP Program) is quickly expanding in Hawaii thanks to support from the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA), the Office of Naval Research (ONR), and ExxonMobil. Together, we are working to provide consistent education to schools serving military families through the Advanced Placement program.  Today we announced the AP results for Campbell, Leilehua, Mililani and Radford High Schools. In addition to the results of these four exceptional schools, we announced the implementation of the college readiness program at ...

Kalaheo High Marks College Readiness Week with NMSI Launch

                                             HAWAII STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION News Release February 10, 2014 HONOLULU – A national program aimed at college-and career-readiness kicked off another phase today at Kalaheo High School. The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) encourages high school students to enroll in Advanced Placement (AP) classes and take AP exams.  NMSI is focused on providing exceptional math and science education in high schools on or near U.S. military bases through the highly effective AP program. The program provides excellence and continuity for students whenever their families are transferred because ...

Havre De Grace High School Helps Improve Education in Maryland

Student success is something we always try to support and encourage here at NMSI, so we are thrilled to announce the amazing results of our Comprehensive AP Program at Havre De Grace High School in Havre de Grace, Maryland! The program sponsor at this school was the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA), who has awarded nearly $20 million total in grant funds to NMSI for its AP programs supporting military families. However, the program itself was made successful by the school’s phenomenal teachers, whose passion for learning has ...

Oklahoma Students in National Math and Science Initiative Program Excel on Advanced Placement Exams

Oklahoma Students in National Math and Science Initiative Program Excel on Advanced Placement Exams Oklahoma City – Hundreds of high school students in Oklahoma are headed back to school this year with higher scores on their Advanced Placement* (AP) exams thanks to the National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI). NMSI’s Comprehensive AP program works to improve student performance in rigorous math, science and English courses. Among the six state schools from Lawton Public Schools and Mid-Del School District that currently partner with NMSI, the number of students who earned a passing score ...

Schools Serving Military Families to Provide Rigorous STEM Courses for Students

This month has brought some very exciting news here at NMSI and for our partnering schools. We’ve awarded more than $5 million to selected schools in Tennessee, Georgia, and Mississippi to implement NMSI’s AP Program to provide rigorous and instructional resources that can be integrated into any curriculum thanks generous grants from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) and the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA). More about the expected impact on students at these schools below: Biloxi High School in Mississippi leads the way to better education: Biloxi is proud ...

NMSI Announces $3.4 Million Grant from DoDEA to Expand AP Program in Georgia

DALLAS – The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI), a non-profit organization launched in 2007 to transform math and science education in the United States, announced today that its comprehensive Advanced Placement* (AP) program for military families is being expanded this fall to Georgia’s Northside High School, Perry High School, Veterans High School, Houston County High School, Warner Robins High School, and Bradwell Institute near Warner Robins Air Force Base and Fort Stewart, thanks to a grant from the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA). “This innovative program serving ...

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