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MATHCOUNTS is a national math coaching and competition program that increases enthusiasm for and enhances achievement in middle school mathematics throughout the United States. Relying upon thousands of volunteers, the program makes math achievement as challenging, exciting and prestigious as a school sport and helps prepare students for the working world by stimulating their interest in math and math-related careers.
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The Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering Program (DAPCEP): Engineering Young Minds

DAPCEP’s mission is to increase the number of students from historically under resented groups who are motivated and prepared academically to pursue careers in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology related fields. DAPCEP achieves results by offering intensive computer, technology, science, math and engineering training from experienced professionals and instructors in their respective fields. Students receive hands-on opportunities in real work environments in addition to classroom-based curriculum activities. Student programs are designed to enrich traditional classroom academic programming with hands-on, real world projects. Students develop and practice teamwork and oral presentation skills; make important contacts with educators and professionals; and receive an early acclimation to college life—all of which make them better prepared for successful careers.
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A World in Motion

General Motors has been involved with the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) A World in Motion (AWIM) program since the program’s inception in 1990. General Motors continues to expand its AWIM program nationwide. Programs now exist in twenty-seven GM communities throughout North America. This support comes from GM headquarters in South East Michigan as well as manufacturing facilities and retiree clubs located nationwide.
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Weekly Reader

Since the fall of 2002, Weekly Reader and GM have been publishing highly successful classroom materials that are distributed through the Weekly Reader subscription service, this web site, and through GM’s Tech Tour for Students program.
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