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Equity. Access. Excellence.

Discover the Dana Center’s Impact

How can we ensure that all students—particularly those who are traditionally underserved—have equitable access to an excellent education and pathways to prepare for postsecondary and career success?

At the Charles A. Dana Center, this is the question that shapes our work and inspires our teams every single day. Our K–12 and Higher Education programs—working alongside educators, administrators, policymakers, and advocacy partners to dismantle the barriers that often stand in the way of students’ success—can mark their successes with numbers.

Through Dana Center by the Numbers, discover the impact and reach of the work we do each day—from local districts and higher education institutions to military bases around the world.

Launch Years Initiative

Major grant received from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for our Launch Years initiative, which aims to improve student success in high school mathematics.

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Supporting Military Students

We provided professional development for Department of Defense Education Activity teachers, benefitting 88,500 students in 14 countries.

How Are We Working With DoDEA?

DCMP Working in More than 30 States

We launched "deep dive" work with higher education systems in 4 new states, expanding DCMP's footprint to more than 30 states.

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Dana Center–Agile Mind Courses

Nearly 200,000 students in 32 states were served by Dana Center–Agile Mind courses, recognized for their quality by multiple review panels including EdReports.

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Resources from DCMP

Mathematics pathways resources downloaded from

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Building Capacity in Louisiana

Louisiana teacher-leaders and mentors received capacity building support from our professional learning facilitators.

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MathPaths Series

Videos showcasing STEM professionals released in the new MathPaths series.

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Free Resources from Inside Mathematics

Downloads of free resources for elementary and secondary classrooms from Inside Mathematics.

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Collaborating Across the Country

Local, state, and national organizations collaborated with the Dana Center to ensure all students have equitable access to an excellent education.

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Supporting OpenSciEd

Received our support in field testing new open education science resources from OpenSciEd.

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MathCuts Videos

People who viewed MathCuts–quick, engaging strategies for K–6 classroom teachers–on Facebook.

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Training Academic Advisors

Institutions whose academic advisors received training from Dana Center Mathematics Pathways.

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Literacy First

Hours of tutoring to elementary school students in Central Texas provided by Literacy First.

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FOCI Professional Learning

New professional learning to help instructors foster engaged, collaborative classrooms.

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Math and Science Professional Learning

We conducted 150 professional learning sessions for K–12 math and science teachers and administrators.

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Publishing High-Quality Materials

Pages of our curricula, assessments, or professional learning sessions were printed in-house and sent around the world.

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Notes From the Field Briefs

"Notes From the Field," profiling innovative math pathways implementations, were published.

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