Our region is a global hub of technological innovation and discovery. However, a majority of our students are not adequately prepared to contribute to the technical and scientific workforce. Our goal is to close the middle school achievement gap in mathematics, which separates low-income students and students of color from others in preparing for college and future success.
Our education strategy has a two-pronged approach. We support in-school strategies that improve classroom instruction during school hours. And we support out-of-school strategies that increase the number and effectiveness of extended learning opportunities.
Targets the improvement of student access to high quality, extended learning programs after school and during the summer.
Grants support programs that:
RFP Opened: Aug. 22, 2016
Targets improvement in the way teachers teach and students learn mathematics.
RFP Opens: Nov. 7, 2016