eMINTS Awarded Nearly $12M Grant
We are proud to announce an award to eMINTS of nearly $12 million from the Department of Education (DoE). Funded by the Investing in Innovations (i3) program, this award is among the largest received by the MU College of Education.
The eMINTS Expansion Project: Implementing College and Career Ready Standards through 21st Century Classrooms, begins January 2016 and builds on over a decade of research showing the positive impact of the eMINTS Program on student achievement and teacher practices. The five-year project will focus on 7th grade and develop eMINTS Affiliate Trainers in 56 schools in high-needs districts in Alabama, Utah and Arkansas and serve nearly 450 teachers and over 24,000 students. Partners include the American Institutes for Research (study evaluators), and one mentor district in each state, including lead partner Granite Public Schools in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Since the DoE requires all i3 grantees to find private sector matching funds, eMINTS has secured just over $600,000 of the required amount through cash donations and in-kind contributions. Additional private match commitments must be secured by April 1, 2016. Your support helps make a difference for students in high need schools in the participating districts. For more information on this grant or if you would like to make a personal donation or in-kind contributions, visit the 2015 i3 grant page here: http://emints.org/grantsandprojects/2015-i3-grant/