National Math and Science Initiative http://wesa.fm en Grant Aims to Expand Access to Advanced Placement Classes in Two Pittsburgh High Schools http://wesa.fm/post/grant-aims-expand-access-advanced-placement-classes-two-pittsburgh-high-schools <p>A new-to-Pennsylvania program is hoping to increase enrollment in advanced placement classes in two Pittsburgh high schools, with the ultimate goal to ensure more kids, especially kids of color, are prepared for higher education – whatever form that may take.</p><p>More than 100 students at Pittsburgh Brashear High School are currently enrolled in advanced placement, or AP, classes. Through a partnership with the National Math and Science Initiative, or NMSI, and a grant from the Heinz Endowments, work will get underway to increase that number.</p> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 10:30:53 +0000 Deanna Garcia 10790 at http://wesa.fm Grant Aims to Expand Access to Advanced Placement Classes in Two Pittsburgh High Schools