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The online charity will use the funding to form a strategic partnership with College Board that aims to inspire females and underrepresented minorities to excel in advanced math and science courses. The goal of the partnership, officially named the AP STEM Access program, is to jump start up to 500 new AP courses in STEM subjects at U.S. high schools where large populations of females or minorities are currently underrepresented.

As part of AP STEM Access, will facilitate scholarships for educators to attend professional development courses to prepare them to teach AP courses. Additionally, will provide seed money for the classroom resources and educational materials needed to launch the new AP classes. Qualifying teachers will also receive a $100 gift card to reinvest into their classroom for each student who earns a 3, 4 or 5 on an AP exam in a STEM course.

College Board has invited more than 800 U.S. public high schools to participate in the AP STEM Access program. To qualify, schools must have a large population of underrepresented students with high AP potential as indicated by their PSAT/NMSQT scores. Additionally, the school must serve a community with a median family income that is less than $100,000 and/or more than 40 percent of students receive free or reduced lunch. For more information about school eligibility and program timing, including a full list of qualifying schools, visit



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Houston Independent School District and itslearning Take Bronze Medal in 2017 IMS Global Learning Consortium’s Learning Impact Awards

LMS platform gives HISD’s 283 schools access to library with millions of curated and standards-aligned resources; access to planning, assessment and reporting tools for greater efficiencies   BOSTON — June 7, 2017 — Houston Independent School District (HISD) and itslearning, an internationally acclaimed learning management system (LMS), have been awarded a bronze medal in the 2017 IMS Global Consortium’s Learning Impact Awards program. Their entry in the Established Projects Category, PowerUp: Taking Technology Integration to the Next Level in K-12, was recognized at this year’s annual Learning Impact Leadership Institute held in Denver, Colorado.