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Mass Math + Science Initiative News

  • Mass Insight Education Announces Partners in Excellence Teacher Award Winners

    Mass Insight Education is proud to announce that twenty-two teachers from across the state have been selected as Partners in Excellence Teacher Award winners for their outstanding contribution to student achievement and their dedication to College Success in the Mass Insight’s AP STEM program during school year 2013-2014.

  • 100K in 10

    Mass Insight Education hosted welcome event for 100Kin10 and their new partners.

  • Don't just talk about STEM, write about it

    No doubt, science and math are a language all their own, but many still ask why Mass Insight Education incorporates English into its math and science initiative.

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School Turnaround Group News

  • Extended Learning at Saturday Study Sessions

    Five days of school a week is enough for most teenagers, but no one told that to the more than 100 Jefferson Parish high school students who started streaming into the district’s central office building at 8 a.m. on a recent Saturday.

  • Defying Expectations: Jefferson Parish Public Schools

    How did Jefferson Parish become, as Louisiana State Superintendent John White called it, one of "the most exciting places to be in education in Louisiana"?

  • The Higher the Standard, the Lower the Score

    Test scores are in for New York's new Common Core assessment...and simply looking at the numbers, it's not looking good. It may sound glum, but we knew that performance was worse than we thought it was. Setting higher standards and raising the bar for performance--as well as shifting the skillset focus that we're testing--was something we had to do eventually. So let's use New York as an opportunity to raise expectations and change our actions all around, and hope that in a few years, these numbers won't be so low. Check out our blog post for more information.

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