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December 15th, 2010 - 9:55 am § in 2010 - Winter

Students’ Education Stories Shared with Reporters at Columbia University

Sidney Carey and Whitney Brakefield, 2006 graduates of the Jackson, MS, Lanier High School AP Cohorts program presented to nearly 50 reporters from national news organizations at “Good Schools/Bad Schools: A Workshop on Urban Education” held at Columbia Journalism School on Sept. 30, 2010. AP Pr[...]

December 15th, 2010 - 9:50 am § in 2010 - Winter

Teacher Resource Materials team aligns curricula with Common Core Standards

The Teacher Resource Materials (TRM) group—comprised of university based mathematics educators and K-12 teachers from the AP network—met this fall in Chicago to align Algebra Project high school level instructional materials with the newly published Common Core State Standards Initiative. The me[...]

December 15th, 2010 - 9:43 am § in 2010 - Winter

Reworking a Middle Grades transition into Algebra at Young Achievers

In August, the Algebra Project began a multi-year curriculum development and professional development collaboration with middle grades teachers at the Young Achievers Science & Mathematics Pilot School in Boston aimed at preparing students for Algebra I in the 8th grade by 2012. With the support[...]

December 15th, 2010 - 9:42 am § in 2010 - Winter

Henderson interviewed on Strongly Connected Components,

David Henderson, AP instructional materials developer and Cornell University Professor of Mathematics, was interviewed recently by Samuel Hansen of They discussed mathematics education, what Prof. Henderson means by revitalizing the meaning of proof, and the AP Cohorts Model.[...]

December 15th, 2010 - 9:42 am § in 2010 - Winter

Moses and Dubinsky article in forthcoming issue of AMS Notices

The March 2011 Notices magazine of the American Mathematical Society will include an article by Algebra Project founder Bob Moses and AP Materials Developer Ed Dubinsky entitled, “Philosophy, Math Research, Math Ed Research, K-16 Education and the Civil Rights Movement:  A Synthesis.” In March,[...]

December 15th, 2010 - 9:38 am § in 2010 - Winter

Developing High School Cohorts in Washington DC

This fall the Algebra Project and the Young Peoples’ Project were invited to Washington by Courtland Cox to explore working in DC public schools. Courtland Cox is a long time resident of the District and a veteran of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). The AP and YPP have engage[...]

August 12th, 2010 - 3:25 pm § in 2010 - Summer

Making the Connection between the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s and the current-day movement to ensure Quality Education for All Children in America

On December 16, 2009, Algebra Project Founder and President Bob Moses met with attorney John Doar at Doar’s offices in NYC. Doar served as First Assistant then Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division in the US Department of Justice from 1960-1967, playing a significant role in man[...]

July 14th, 2010 - 1:13 pm § in 2010 - Summer

APs National Network is Growing

Coming out of Bob Moses’ call to organize a movement demanding quality education for all students, a number of schools have joined the AP’s national network of Cohort sites.  The Cohort model is a collaborative effort between the Algebra Project, the Young People’s Project, and local universi[...]

July 14th, 2010 - 1:05 pm § in 2010 - Summer

Welcome New Algebra Project Members

Bill Crombie joins the Algebra Project full-time staff as National Director for PD and PDPD activities at the high school level William Crombie is the director of professional development for the Algebra Project, Inc. Since 1990 Mr. Crombie has been involved in the development and delivery of curric[...]

July 14th, 2010 - 1:02 pm § in 2010 - Summer

Algebra Project Summer Workshops for Teachers

June 7-18: AP Teacher PD Institute at Manual Arts High School and Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles (year 1 materials) June 19-26: PDPD Institute at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL July 9-30: AP Teacher PD Institute at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL (year 2 materia[...]