Friday, March 28, 2014

Roger Williams University to help Providence schools improve math scores for English language learners

While concentrating on learning English, many primary school kids fall behind in math. This program will help.   - - Donna Poisl


BRISTOL, R.I. – The Rhode Island Office of Higher Education has awarded a $145,000 grant to Roger Williams University for starting a new partnership with the Providence public schools to improve math achievement for English Language Learners.

It will involve five local elementary schools.

The program, Providence Rhode Island Mathematics Excellence – English Language Learners, will create math professional learning communities where local K-3 teachers will work with RWU faculty and students to develop specific classroom strategies to better meet math learning goals and improve academic achievement for English Language Learners.
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