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A boost in math and science education raises college and career prospects

Meria Joel Carstarphen, Atlanta Public Schools superintendent, and Matthew Randazzo, NMSI CEO, on partnering to expand access to rigorous course work  to APS students: "One of our highest priorities is not only ensuring that more of our students graduate from high school, but that they do so with the skills they need to be successful after graduation, whether they stay right here in Atlanta or take their talents and passions across the country." Read more on how NMSI and APS are partnering to ensure students success. 

Grubhub and the National Math + Science Initiative Partner Today to Support STEM Success

Grubhub, the nation’s leading takeout marketplace, today announced it is partnering with the National Math + Science Initiative (NMSI), an organization whose mission is to improve student performance in the critical subjects of STEM, in honor of Pi Day. Grubhub users will be empowered to give back to NMSI and show their support for STEM education by entering ‘PIDAY2017’ at checkout. When users do so, Grubhub will donate 3.14 percent of these users’ order totals to benefit NMSI, up to $40,000. As a technology company that values STEM education and ...

African American Adults Earn More After High School Math Requirements Increase, Study Shows

By Juan B. Elizondo Jr. A recent study shows that African-American adults who took more math classes as part of revised high school graduation requirements earn greater incomes than those who took fewer math classes at the secondary level. Joshua Goodman, an associate professor of public policy at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government who completed the research, told The Atlantic that a roughly 3 percent rise in earnings for African-American adults who took more high school math is tied, at least in part, to the types of jobs those adults are ...

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