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Max Warshauer

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

San Marcos trustees adopt pilot math curriculum for Miller

After much debate, San Marcos CISD trustees voted last month to adopt a math program intended get students learning algebra in eighth grade. Traditionally, elementary and middle school students are not taught algebra and the Texas Education Agency does not mandate schools teach the subject until high school.

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

Richardson Foundation gives $50K to Mathworks

The Mathworks program at Texas State has received a $50,000 grant from the Sid W. Richardson Foundation. It is the sixth time Mathworks has been thus awarded.

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

H-E-B contributes $10,000 to Mathworks

The H-E-B Tournament of Champions, a golf tournament sponsored by H-E-B vendors, has contributed $10,000 to Texas State's Mathworks program to help fund a summer math camp for elementary school students in McAllen.

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

Texas State's Mathworks gains 3M Foundation grant

Texas State's Mathworks program was recently awarded a grant by the 3M Foundation for students to make podcasts sharing ideas and math information with other students online. The innovative Mathworks program was founded by Regents Professor of...

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

Mathworks mentors and others honored

Mentor scholars from Texas State's Mathworks, as well as several other academicians, were honored Tuesday at Texas State. President of the Siemans Foundation Jeniffer Harper-Taylor gave the keynote speech.

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

Mathworks gets city proclamation

The Texas Mathworks program was recently honored by San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz, who also proclaimed April to be "Math Awareness Month."