Pittsburgh Public Schools is getting $8 million from the National Science Foundation to improve math instruction at the secondary level.
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August 08, 2013
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August 05, 2013
Two Omaha-based foundation are providing $5.5 million over three years to improve math instruction through graduate coursework for educators.
May 23, 2013
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September 25, 2012
The NSF is awarding $7.4 million for a project to promote improved STEM education in nine Baltimore elementary schools.
August 21, 2012
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August 16, 2012
Climate-change education in schools and communities is getting a boost from a new set of grants from the National Science Foundation.