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College isn’t for Everyone

Over the past decade or more, policy makers and educators have focused intensely on college readiness programs at the high school level.  A well-educated student is one who has mastered the skills necessary to be successful at the college level, … Continue reading

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Should Algebra II be Required in High School?

Quadratics, logarithms, asymptotes, imaginary numbers… Algebra II concepts can seem like a foreign language that have no relation to real life.  After teaching math classes ranging from 8th grade General Math to College Algebra and Calculus, I can say that … Continue reading

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How Should We Gauge College Readiness?

High school completion doesn’t equal college readiness. That painful fact is revealed by the increasing number of remediation classes at the college level. Education leaders are focusing on how to ensure that high school graduates really are prepared for college … Continue reading

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