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2014-01-17 08:25:23

Aberdeen selected out of 465 participating schools nationwide for award recognizing outstanding achievement in Advanced Placement courses ABERDEEN, Md., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) today named Aberdeen High School "School of the Year" for outstanding results on Advanced Placement* (AP) math, science and English exams. NMSI and The Boeing Company presented the award to Aberdeen students and faculty at a special celebration...

2013-08-13 12:30:57

More than 50,000 math, science and English teachers will benefit from web-based training modules in the 2014-2015 school year DALLAS, Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Math and Science Initiative's (NMSI) first ever web-based training modules are being developed to reach more than 50,000 teachers from 26 states. Thanks in part to a $248,760 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, NMSI will design online training modules for teachers grades 3-11 in the...

2013-06-12 12:20:53

NMSI's comprehensive AP program serving military families expands to Jack Britt High School DALLAS, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) announced today that its comprehensive Advanced Placement* (AP) program for military families is being expanded this fall to Jack Britt High School near Fort Bragg, thanks to a $838,656 grant from the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA). (Logo:...

2013-05-09 12:21:12

Innovative program for military families will begin this fall in six Georgia schools DALLAS, May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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 for military families is being expanded this fall to Georgia's Northside High School, Perry High School, Veterans High School,...

2013-05-06 12:20:44

Innovative program, open to all students, will begin this fall at three high schools near Fort Campbell DALLAS, May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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 Advanced Placement* (AP) program for military families is being expanded this fall to Clarksville High School, Northeast High School, and Rossview High...

2013-04-08 12:30:56

National Math and Science Initiative is providing teachers unlimited access to the PARCC open-source learning management system DALLAS, April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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 they will make Common Core State Standards (CCSS) resources available to all teachers with unlimited access. (Logo:...

2013-03-18 08:30:21

Five-year grant will expand highly-successful UTeach program to 10 Leading Research Universities WASHINGTON, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) today announced a new $22.5 million grant by Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). The five-year grant from HHMI, one of America's premier medical research institutions, will make it possible for NMSI to expand The University of Texas at Austin's highly-successful UTeach program. (Logo:...

2012-11-26 08:20:07

DALLAS, Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) has appointed three new members to its Board of Directors, including a leading voice in American education reform, David Coleman, the new President and CEO of the College Board, and two key executives from major defense corporations, Tom Arseneault, Executive Vice President of Product Sectors and Chief Technology Officer of BAE Systems, and Linda Mills, Corporate Vice President and President of...

2012-06-29 02:24:09

Board Chairman Tom Luce to serve as interim leader during transition DALLAS, June 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Mary Ann Rankin, President and CEO of the National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI), has been selected as the new provost of the University of Maryland, one of the leading research universities in the country. "This appointment recognizes the high regard for Dr. Rankin around the country as a leader in education," said Tom Luce, Chairman of the Board of NMSI....

2010-01-06 10:41:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with a White House event and meeting with President Barack Obama today, Texas Instruments Chief Executive Officer Rich Templeton will support the rapid, national expansion of the UTeach program aimed at producing more K-12 math and science teachers. During the event, President Barack Obama will honor 108 award-winning teachers, highlight the National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) UTeach program and its supporters, and announce the...