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Teachers at U.S. Grant High School Ecstatic About AP

Today marks another kick-off event for the implementation of our Comprehensive AP Program in Oklahoma’s US Grant High School, and we are simply beside ourselves withexcitement. More excited than us, though, are the teachers of U.S. Grant High School, because they know how important this program is for their school and their students. According to AP Calculus teacher Lam Pham, he believes the program will truly prepare his students for college because they aren’t just relying on shortcuts to survive math; they’re actually learning how to understand and process the information ...

Memorial High School Teachers Are Ready for AP

Over the last few months, we’ve had the pleasure to report the wonderful results of NMSI schools enrolled in the comprehensive AP program – and while it’s exciting to hear that more and more students are becoming college- and career-ready, we find it equally exciting whenever our program makes its way into new schools and districts. Oklahoma’s Tulsa Public School District is one of those new districts, where the program has been adopted by Memorial High School, and the teachers there are ecstatic about AP. We spoke to two ...

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 ...

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 ...

Improving Education, One Student at a Time

Last week at dinner event hosted by NMSI in Oklahoma, Lillian Bocquin, a recent graduate at Del City High School, took charge of the podium to thank her teachers, NMSI’s staff, and the donors involved with NMSI’s Comprehensive AP Program, which she believes has impacted her life in irreplaceable ways. “It is because of my AP classes that I know I am very prepared, as well as extremely excited, to start classes at the University of Oklahoma this fall,” she said. “I have earned my way into college because ...

Eisenhower High School recognized at Oklahoma state capitol as NMSI School of the Year

Eisenhower High School in Lawton, Oklahoma was selected as the 2013 “NMSI School of the Year” for its record-setting gains in academic achievement.  In its first year of implementing the NMSI Advanced Placement program for schools serving military families, the Oklahoma school students produced an 81 percent increase in qualifying scores on Advanced Placement math, science and English exams and accounted for 23 percent of the entire state’s gains in qualifying scores in those subjects.  The school also had a 136 percent increase in qualifying scores for African-American and ...

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