June 27, 2011 (MIAMI) – FIU’s College of Law in partnership with FIU’s College of Education has launched a Math & Civics Summer Institute.

The four week program has enrolled over 30 Liberty City area students. The Math & Civics Summer Institute is the result of the great response received by an FIU Law Forum earlier this year entitled Quality Education as a Constitutional Right. “As an anchor institution in our community, FIU is committed to working with educational and community leaders to improve and increase the range of opportunities for these students,” said Dean Michelle Mason “We are excited about the program and look forward to developing a long term relationship with the students and Miami Dade County Public Schools.”

NBC6 link to press coverage of the Summer Institute — http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local/Kids-Add-Skills-At-Free-Math-Camp-124596714.html

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Florida International University College of Law is South Florida’s publicly supported law school. The Princeton Review ranks FIU as one of the nation’s most welcoming schools for diverse students and Hispanic Business has ranked FIU among the top ten law schools for Hispanics. The National Jurist ranks FIU among the top ten schools in the country for best value in legal education. FIU’s faculty continues to gain national prominence, most recently recognized by the Sisk Report as 3rd in Florida for Faculty Scholarly Impact. Unique among law schools, FIU places particular emphasis on integrating international law into every aspect of its curriculum.

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