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July 14th, 2013 - 9:10 pm § in 2013 - Summer

Call for Student Constitutional Personhood – Broadening Participation in STEM Learning.

The Algebra Project and the Young People’s Project (AP/YPP) are now “quarterbacking an algebra insurgency” that works the demand side of student constitutional personhood.  In the 60s, doing voter registration was not radical per-se, but it WAS radical to shoulder SNCC voter registration with[...]

December 23rd, 2011 - 10:16 am § in 2011 - December

AP & ETS Policy Evaluation & Research Ctr. plan collaboration

We believe that one of the most valuable features of AP work could be extended through a burgeoning partnership of the Algebra Project and Young People’s Project with the Educational Testing Service (ETS) of Princeton, NJ:  research into the nature and context of implementation in these sites, le[...]

July 14th, 2013 - 9:11 pm § in 2013 - Summer

Recent News

Robert Pollie, 7th Avenue Project radio journalist, interviewed Bob Moses during a recent visit to U.C. Santa Cruz. The interview aired on February 10th 2013. Follow the link to hear an audio archive of this interview. Tavis Smiley & Cornel [...]

December 23rd, 2011 - 10:16 am § in 2011 - December

Flagway Game partnership proposes transformative STEM learning effort

The Algebra Project is partnering with the Young Peoples Project, Herb Clemens of the Ohio State University Mathematics Dept., OSU-Mansfield Campus, the Mansfield (OH) Public Schools, San Francisco Unified School District, the University of Michigan School of Education, the Educational Testing Servi[...]

July 14th, 2013 - 9:12 pm § in 2013 - Summer

Bob Moses profiled in Mariana Cook’s Justice: Faces of the Human Rights Revolution

Seeking to answer the question, “why do some people have the courage to look injustice squarely in the face when so many of us avert our gaze?”, acclaimed photographer Mariana Cook interviewed and took photos of 99 people around the globe, including the Algebra Project’s founder and President,[...]

December 23rd, 2011 - 10:20 am § in 2011 - December

Celebrating the life of Dr. Vida M Gaynor, Ph.D.

Dr. Vida M. Gaynor, Ph.D., beloved Elder, passed Sunday, October 23, 2011 in Jackson, MS.  Dr. Gaynor served on the founding Algebra Project Board of Directors in 1991 as the organization incorporated that year; many may remember her participation in the early national Algebra Project meetings of t[...]

July 14th, 2013 - 9:14 pm § in 2013 - Summer

Testimony from Sidney Carey, graduate of the 1st student cohort in Jackson, MS

I was first introduced to the Algebra Project in 2002 when I started high school at Lanier High in Jackson MS. The thing that really stuck out and kind of changed my life was the sense of ownership and control that I was given in and out of the classroom. During my first year with […][...]

December 23rd, 2011 - 10:22 am § in 2011 - December

A message from Ben Moynihan, AP Director of Operations

Greetings, All. We are grateful to share these stories about the collaborative work with schools, students, parents, administrators, and with university and organizational partners that make the impact of our mission so much more effective. We seek to grow a vibrant national network so that when a n[...]

July 14th, 2013 - 9:18 pm § in 2013 - Summer

A Window into Gabriel Costa’s Classroom

Gabriel Costa, a 3rd Grade teacher for Spanish Immersion in the Mansfield City Schools, made the following observations about how the Algebra Project’s Professional Development workshops have impacted his teaching: Bailey and Beonca carefully measure one of the triangle’s leg with markers; Conno[...]

December 15th, 2010 - 9:59 am § in 2010 - Winter

Algebra Project High School Students Succeed on State Tests and on Assessments of Deep Understanding

Two Algebra Project high school teachers have studied the impact of the project on their students’ performance on state tests.  Project members agree, however, that these tests do not necessarily indicate whether students have a deep understanding of a given concept. To meet that need, mathematic[...]