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Eisenhower High School Students in National Math and Science Initiative Program Excel on Advanced Placement Exams

Eisenhower High School Students in National Math and Science Initiative Program Excel on Advanced Placement Exams Lawton, Okla. – High school students at Eisenhower High School earned significantly higher scores on Advanced Placement* (AP) exams last year thanks to an innovative program developed by the  National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI). Eisenhower High School students have been in the program since the 2011-2012 school year. Since then, enrollment in AP math, science and English courses has risen by 138 percent. Students receiving a passing score on an AP ...

Dallas ISD Paving the Way for Advanced Placement Student Success

Here at NMSI, we have seen tremendous results with our AP program, both on a national level, and at state levels, but perhaps one of our great success stories is right here in our own backyard – Dallas Independent School District (DallasISD). Over the life of the program, we have seen phenomenal increases in passing AP scores – 527% for all students, and 1415% for African-American and Hispanic students! But what is the point of a bunch of numbers without a compelling story? To help fill in the details and ...

NMSI Announces $930,637 Grant from The Heinz Endowments to Expand AP Program in Pittsburgh Public Schools

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 is being expanded this fall to Pittsburgh Brashear High School and Pittsburgh Science and Technology Academy (Sci Tech), thanks to a grant from The Heinz Endowments.  “With this generous grant from The Heinz Endowments to implement NMSI’s innovative program, Pittsburgh Public Schools will provide excellent education to students with more rigorous, project-based coursework to prepare ...

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