Mr. Rogers Neighborhood http://wesa.fm en Fred Rogers Co. Receives $3 Million Math Grant http://wesa.fm/post/fred-rogers-co-receives-3-million-math-grant <p>It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood for The Fred Rogers Co. after landing a $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation.</p><p>The three-year grant is part of the NSF’s Advancing Informal Learning program and is the foundation’s first preschool mathematics investment in the Pittsburgh region.</p><p>About $1.2 million will go toward the development of a new cartoon, “Peg + Cat.” The Fred Rogers Co. is the executive producer of the program, which follows a girl and her cat as they use mathematics to solve everyday problems.</p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 17:31:17 +0000 Michael Lynch 19611 at http://wesa.fm