Drafters of revision tempered language, reiterated local control of 8th grade Algebra and reemphasized high-level math options are for all students.
Test scores will fall, chronic absences will rise, school funding will soar, with arguments over how to spend it. Bet your Fensters on that.
California's 2022 revision of the mathematics framework should be where we come together to improve on what actually works — and be based on peer-reviewed data.
The decision comes after CSU delayed a vote to add a quantitative reasoning course — in addition to 3 years of math — as an admission requirement.
A fourth course of high school math could be calculus, computer science, statistics, business math to fill possible extra CSU entrance requirement.
Faculty wants a one-year delay to discuss reforms that include dropping no-credit remedial classes and allowing students to fulfill math requirements that don't need Algebra II skills.
Co-requisite courses combine college and remedial level material, give more class time and offer more tutoring. More colleges in California and other states are expected to introduce them.
Free summer programs help kids struggling in math get a head start on algebra and geometry.
Better Math Teaching Network in New England is testing new high school math instructional strategies to be shared with educators around the country.
The program is attempting to alleviate a persistent achievement gap.