Attleboro (Mass.) Schools Pull Out of Math, Science Initiative

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

The move means the program will come to a close a year early. Advanced placement courses at the high school will still be in place.

School officials said diminishing funds from the grant meant the school system would have had to pick up additional expense for the program.

In 2009, the school department received a $672,000 grant from MMSI to train teachers and offer cash incentives to teachers and students for completing the courses. Students who receive a minimum grade of 3 on the College Board’s AP exams can qualify for advanced placement in college and in some cases college credit.

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