Fifty years ago, Americans led the world in math and science, claiming some of the most important inventions and technological breakthroughs of the 20th century. Today, American 15-year-olds rank 25th in math compared to their peers worldwide. Math for America strives to reclaim America’s reputation for scientific greatness by recruiting and supporting the very best secondary education math teachers.
Here in Washington DC, the majority of secondary school students are not math proficient. Only about two thirds of secondary school math teachers are fully certified.Our goals follow:
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