Nearly 50 Additional Schools To Benefit From College Readiness Program Through Federal Grant

by Marilyn Roca Enriquez in


DALLAS -- Thanks to a near-ly $20 million scale-up grant from the U.S. Department of Edu-cation's Investing in Innovation (i3) 2015 grant competition, the National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI)'s proven College Readiness Program (CRP) will reach another 60,000 stu-dents at 42 schools of underserved students reaching a total of more than 800 schools across 34 states by the fall with even more by 2017-18 school year. 

CRP empowers schools, educators and their communities with a comprehensive model that provides extensive training for teachers, efficient tasks for students, equipment and supplies to support rigorous STEM curricula, and achievement awards. Therefore, increasing students taking and earning qualifying scores on Advanced Placement® (AP®) math, science and English exams by 10 times the national average, African-American and Hispanic students more than six times the national average, and for female students, 10 times the national average. 

Learn about NMSI's College Readiness Program at www.nms.org.