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Institute in Partnership for Math & Science Teaching in Indiana

November 16, 2011William SchmittCategories: Featured and Default

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A new University of Notre Dame partnership with the National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) will help to bring STEM college-level courses to more students in secondary schools across Indiana.

Funding from the U.S. Department of Education, announced last week, cleared the way for NMSI to make a $7 million grant to implement additional College Board’s Advanced Placement math, science, and English courses in Indiana through a program administered by Notre Dame’s Institute for Educational Initiatives (IEI). Read More

Youth Mentoring through Literature and Virtues Gains Support

November 04, 2011William SchmittCategories: Featured and Default

                Reading for Life, an innovative literature-based mentoring program that provides an alternative to prosecution for low-risk juvenile offenders, was recently awarded County funding to sustain its operation in St. Joseph County, Indiana.  With the unanimous approval of the County Council and Commissioners, Judge Peter J. Nemeth of the St. Joseph Probate Court has appropriated basic funding for Reading for Life for 2012.  Read More