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II.A.
 
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education
 
Agenda Item
 

Meeting Date
January 24, 2017

Agenda Item Title
Recommend Approval of Supplementary Funding Request for IMPACT PLUS, Improving Mathematic Persistence and Achievement through Community Partnerships and Transformative Teaching Grant Proposal

Staff Present

​Hema Lalwani, Secondary Math Specialist

Becky Graf, Director Humanities



Main Points

​IMPACT Plus will provide a collaborative platform for CMS and Johnson C. Smith University to develop a comprehensive approach to the college and career-readiness standards with STEM industry professionals. IMPACT Plus seeks to (1) increase graduation rates; (2) increase student math performance, (3) equip teachers with performance tasks in varied real-world applications aligned with the new North Carolina State Standards; and (4) explore both NC Content Standards and Standards of Mathematical Practices through problem-based learning, data simulation technology, and  exposure to real-world math connections.



Fiscal Implications
Funding requested from North Carolina Department of Public Instruction/ Math and Science Partnership - $750,000 over 18 months


Agenda Item Type
consent items


Motion
Recommend approval for supplementary funding requests for IMPACT – Improving Mathematic Persistence and Achievement through Community Partnerships and Transformative Teaching