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Rodel math program big help to elementary AIMS scores

By Mary Beth Faller, Arizona Republic: http://www.azcentral.com/community/scottsdale/articles/2011/09/15/20110915rodel-program-big-help-aims-scores.html
A math-enrichment program offered to high-need elementary schools in the state has been shown to boost the AIMS scores of students who participate. The Rodel Charitable Foundation of Arizona is kicking off the ninth year of its MAC-RO math program with 50,000 students participating in 188 schools around the state. That’s up from 38,000 students in 2010 and 1,000 students in 2003, the pilot year…