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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 ...

NMSI expands Comprehensive Advanced Placement Program to Memorial

What:         NMSI expands Comprehensive Advanced Placement Program to Memorial When:        Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013 Where:      Memorial High School, 5840 S. Hudson Ave. Contact:     Chris Payne at 918-746-6898 or paynech@tulsaschools.org TULSA, Okla. – The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) announced today that its Comprehensive Advanced Placement* (AP) program will expand to Memorial High School, thanks to a grant from the Tulsa Community Foundation (TCF), the George Kaiser Family Foundation (GKFF) and the Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE). “Due to the generous funding from the Tulsa Community Foundation, the George Kaiser Family ...

Fort Worth ISD and National Math and Science Initiative Announced Comprehensive Advanced Placement Program

FORT WORTH ISD AND NATIONAL MATH AND SCIENCE INITIATIVE ANNOUNCED COMPREHENSIVE ADVANCED PLACEMENT PROGRAM Fort Worth, Texas – The Fort Worth ISD and the National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) announced today that NMSI’s Comprehensive Advanced Placement* (AP) program will expand to North Side and Trimble Tech High Schools, thanks to a grant totaling more than $1 million. The Sid W. Richardson Foundation, The Radler Foundation, the Rainwater Charitable Foundation, the Thomas M., Helen McKee & John P. Ryan Foundation and Chase Bank presented this generous donation ...

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 ...

Students Achieve 78% Qualifying AP Statistics Exam Scores in the Last School Year

We are eager to recognize yet another remarkable NMSI Teacher of the Year: Brian Canady, AP Statistics teacher at Lee-Davis High School in Richmond, VA. Mr. Canady is recognized as a notable teacher and a mentor to the students and teachers at Lee-Davis High School. With his help and support there were 50 qualifying scores out of 64 students taking the AP Statistics exam last year. Fourteen students scored 5’s, eighteen students scored 4’s, and eighteen students scored 3’s. He promotes both academic excellence and extracurricular activities to get ...

Exceptional AP Student from Pasadena ISD Honored at White House Science Fair

National Math and Science Initiative and Sam Rayburn High School celebrates Carlos Sotelo’s academic excellence DALLAS, TX – The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI), a non-profit organization launched in 2007 to transform math and science education in the United States, is proud to announce a Pasadena ISD AP student is being celebrated today at the White House Science Fair as an exceptional student. Carlos Sotelo, a senior at Sam Rayburn High School, came to United States from Mexico with his non-English speaking parents as a young child. He ...

197% Increase in Lubbock!

Great article in the Lubbock Avalanche Journal - Advanced Placement courses on the rise in South Plains which is not something you see every day. But due to the incredible work of NMSI's AP Program they had a 197% increase in AP participation over the last two years. Texas has seen a 122% increase in AP over the past decade according to the article "Sharp, the district’s director of communications and community relations, said prior to 2010, students who took AP courses were “self-selected” and paid the cost for the ...

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