AR Tier 1 Mathematics Curriculum Grant

On July 14, 2020, the Arkansas Department of Education Division of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) was awarded a $1.8 million grant from the Walton Family Foundation to support student-focused mathematics education in Arkansas. The purpose of the grant was to award Local Education Agency (LEA) competitive subgrants to select and implement Tier 1 Mathematics Curriculum (T1MC) in Arkansas Middle and High Schools that support the AR Math QuEST goals to:

  • provide access to high quality, rigorous curriculum, and instruction for all students;
  • promote equity and engagement of all students in meaningful mathematics learning experiences of reasoning and problem solving; and
  • empower educators to help students develop positive identities as doers of mathematics to increase student achievement.

For more information, please contact:

Kim Romain, Mathematics Grant Coordinator
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Elementary and Secondary Education
Curriculum Support - STEM
Four Capitol Mall
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone 501-682-0488
Email: Kim.Romain@ade.arkansas.gov

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