U.S. Department of Education visits Erikson

— Jacqueline Jones, Education Secretary Arne Duncan’s senior advisor on early learning, visited Erikson on Thursday to learn about the Early Mathematics Education Project. The project received a $5 million Investing in Innovation (i3) grant last year from the Department of Education. From left: Jacqueline Jones, senior advisor on early learning; Jennifer McCray, Early Math Project […] More »

U.S. Department of Education visits the Early Mathematics Education Project

— Rebecca Harris wrote about the U.S. Department of Education’s visit to the Early Mathematics Education Project’s training session, as well as the project’s expansion under the “i3″ grant in this Catalyst Chicago article. Read “Federal grant expands early math project with a new PreK-3 focus” on catalyst-chicago.org » More »

Eight Chicago public schools work with Early Math Project’s Innovations program

— Erikson’s Early Math Education Project will be working with eight Chicago public schools through its new Innovations program. This new program is funded by one of only 49 “Investing in Innovation” (i3) grants from the U.S. Department of Education, and seeks to help more than 2,000 Chicago prekindergarten through third grade students reach or exceed […] More »

Early Math Project featured on WBEZ

— Erikson’s Early Math Project and its work to improve math education for the youngest students was featured on WBEZ 91.5. Listen to the story » The Early Mathematics Education Project is made possible by the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, the CME Group Foundation, and the U.S. Department of Education Investing in Innovation (i3) Fund, as […] More »

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