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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 […][...]

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[...]

July 14th, 2013 - 9:21 pm § in 2013 - Summer

Partnership Yields Teacher Growth in Mansfield OH

Mansfield High School is a highly successful site for the Math Cohort High School model.  More than 80% of the current cohort, now seniors, are expected to graduate on time this spring AND attend college.  In January 2012, observing the success of the cohort at the end of Grade 10, the Mansfield C[...]

July 14th, 2013 - 9:23 pm § in 2013 - Summer

NSF Supported Research on High School Cohorts Nears Completion

We are now synthesizing lessons learned on the multiple fronts of development and implementation of individual cohort classes in collaboration with universities and schools.  In the course of this research, local universities, YPP, the Industrial Areas Foundation, and other partners have worked clo[...]

July 14th, 2013 - 9:26 pm § in 2013 - Summer

Origins of High School Math Cohorts

Since 2002, the Algebra Project has been developing a “Math Cohort Model” that will prepare students who previously performed in the lowest quartile on standardized mathematics exams to graduate high school in four years prepared to succeed in credit bearing college mathematics courses.  The mo[...]

August 1st, 2013 - 9:59 am § in Education in the News

Algebra Project on NPR’s Morning Edition 8/1/13

Chris Connelly of NPR News shared a link to his profile of the Algebra Project and Bob Moses which aired on Morning Edition this morning, Thursday, August 1st.  Here is a link to the story on npr.org http://www.npr.org/blogs/codeswitch/2013/08/01/206813091/to-60s-civil-rights-hero-math-is-kids-form[...]