Houston ISD and Carnegie Learning (CMU) Partner to Prepare Middle School Students for Algebra Success (9/9/2010)

Carnegie Learning is a CMU spinoff that publishes math curricula.

Houston Independent School District (ISD) is using funds from a $1.9 million grant from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) to purchase Cognitive Tutor® Bridge to Algebra software for 4500 middle school students to build a strong conceptual foundation in preparation for Algebra I. The program objectives are to increase teachers’ math content knowledge, equip school leaders to facilitate more effective math instruction, and provide targeted intervention to prepare all students for success on state-level Algebra I End-of-Course assessments. [read more]

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