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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 ...

26th Hispanic Heritage Awards Honorees Announced

             26th HISPANIC HERITAGE AWARDS HONOREES ANNOUNCED Target Named Presenting Sponsor of Kennedy Center Ceremony on Sept. 5 and One-Hour MundoFOX Televised Special for Broadcast Sept. 15  WASHINGTON, D.C. (DATE) – The Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) today announced the 26th Hispanic Heritage Awards Honorees, who will be celebrated during the prestigious Hispanic Heritage Awards on Sept. 5 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. The Awards, which celebrate Hispanic cultural pride, contributions, and accomplishments, will be broadcast on MundoFox, Sunday, Sept. 15, at 6:00 p.m. EST/PST.  Presenters ...

Supporting a Confident Future in the Rise of the STEM Workforce

This week there’s been a lot of talk about what we can do as a nation to peak students’ interest in STEM fields and provide them with the best education to prepare them to succeed in the competitive workforce. In the article, Regaining Our Lead in STEM education on Roll Call online, Tom Luce opined that one of the answers our nation might be turning to is immigration reform. Recently, lawmakers proposed we include high-skilled foreign workers to help us fill the need in STEM careers while also addressing ...

Tom Luce speaks to PCAST on STEM education and NMSI programs

Tom Luce, NMSI's Founding CEO and Chairman of the Board, delivered a speech to the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) this morning and discussed the state of STEM education, and what NMSI is doing about it. See his full remarks, below.  TOM LUCE TRANSCRIPT There is an old saying in Washington that reports get issued; are put on a shelf to collect dust and never lead to action. I am here to dispel that myth. In 2005, the National Academy of Science issued the first volume of a landmark report ...

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