Latest Science Initiative Stories

2014-10-02 16:29:18

DALLAS, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three Tennessee high schools near Fort Campbell--Clarksville High School, Northeast High School and Rossview High School--in partnership with the National Math and Science Initiative's (NMSI) College Readiness Program, have dramatically increased their numbers of qualifying Advanced Placement* (AP) exams in the 2013-14 school year. Together, the schools posted a first-year increase in qualifying AP math, science and English scores of 80...

2014-09-30 08:40:15

DALLAS, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) boosted student enrollment in college-level math, science and English courses by more than 50,000 in the 2013-14 school year. Based on the most recent data from the College Board, NMSI's College Readiness Program--working in just 566 schools--also raised the number of Advanced Placement* qualifying exam scores by more than 18,500 exams, representing more than 13,000 additional students who are...

2008-07-17 18:00:19

Tom Luce, CEO of the National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI), will testify before Congress on Tuesday, July 22, about the urgent need to provide more funding for math and science education in the United States. "Time is running out while our competitors in other countries move ahead - just this week two universities in China moved ahead of American universities in graduating students who earn PhDs here in the United States," the longtime educator leader said this week. "We are moving...

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