The University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) Curtis Center for Mathematics and Teaching will create a mentorship program to motivate students at the Barack Obama Global Preparation Academy (BOGPA) to improve their performance in mathematics by positioning students on small research teams investigating a mathematics problem arising in the environmental science of their community, human biology or aerospace engineering, with mentorship by UCLA and SpaceX BlackX mathematicians of color.
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The Curtis Center is part of the UCLA Department of Mathematics

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The Curtis Center supports mathematics for TK16 mathematics

Founded In
2007
The year the Center was founded and named for Mathematics Professor Phillip C. Curtis Jr.

36
Number of partners since the Center’s founding

112
Performance Tasks
Number of Smarter Balanced Performance Tasks authored by The Curtis Center

100%
Math Enthusiasts
Number of Smarter Balanced Performance Tasks authored by The Curtis Center

327
Number of Curtis Center inquirybased mathematics activities available for use in schools

1.7
Million
Number of students supported since the Center’s founding

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