## A r c h i v e d I n f o r m a t i o n

## Mathematics and Science Partnerships - Scientifically Based Research in Mathematics

### Student Achievement and School Accountability Conference

October 2002

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**Mathematics and Science Partnerships (Title II, Part B)**

Authorizes grantees to use funds to:

- develop or redesign more rigorous math and science curricula;
- provide professional development for teachers designed to improve their subject knowledge;
- promote strong teaching skills that include those based on scientific research and technology-based teaching methods;
- operate summer workshops or institutes;
- recruit math, science, and engineering majors into teaching;
- establish distance learning programs;
- design programs to prepare teachers to mentor other teachers;
- operate programs to bring math and science teachers into contact with working scientists, mathematicians, and engineers;
- design programs to identify and develop exemplary math and science teachers in grades K-8; and
- develop programs to encourage young women and other underrepresented groups to pursue careers in math, science, engineering, and technology.