ERIC Number: EJ501564
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
The NSF's Urban Initiatives.
Thompson, Garland L.
Black Issues in Higher Education, v12 n1 p16-18 Mar 9 1995
The 3rd phase of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Urban Systemic Initiative adds 7 new cities to its program to boost science and mathematics education in urban schools, with grants totaling $105 million. The program supports curriculum development to improve college preparation of students in socially and economically underprivileged areas. The impact of potential federal budget cuts is examined. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Preparation, Curriculum Development, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Improvement, Educationally Disadvantaged, Federal Aid, Financial Support, Grants, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Education, Minority Groups, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Secondary Education, Urban Schools
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Numerical/Quantitative Data; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A