Black Hills State University recently earned three Title II grants that partner public universities with K-12 schools to improve science and mathematics instruction.
The Title II grants from the U.S. Department of Education pair university science, math, and education faculty with teachers and administrators from high-need school systems to develop relevant professional development activities. More than 135 teachers from across South Dakota will participate in the six grant projects. The grants will involve teachers in specialized summer workshops and follow-up activities that lead to implementation of lesson plans in math and science throughout the school year.
The BHSU partnership grants, each funded at about $50,000 include:
Other Title II grants funded announced were:
The South Dakota Board of Regents administers the grant funds under the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.The projects will bring together higher education faculty, local school systems, and other education agencies and partners to achieve statewide impact. Funding runs from April 2012 through September 2013.
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Thursday, February 23, 2017