By Joanna Steward, College of Arts & Sciences
PULLMAN, Wash. – It’s not often math tutors wear white lab coats, but that’s been one of the keys to success at the Mathematics Learning Center at Washington State University’s Pullman campus.
SPOKANE – After two successful years of helping local teachers prepare students for college, a university-school district partnership has been renamed and expanded.
The Riverpoint Advanced Mathematics Partnership (RAMP) will continue for the next three years, thanks to an $850,000 grant. A similar $371,000 grant funded its predecessor, the Riverpoint Partnership for Math and Science Math Grant. In both cases, federal dollars were administered by Washington’s Higher Education Coordinating Board, with $34,000 supplemental funding provided by the Transition Mathematics Project for the first part of the project.
The board’s associate director Mark Bergeson said he was impressed when he sat in on a … » More …