The Texas Senate has approved allowing thousands of high school seniors to graduate this year despite failing one of the standardized exams needed to earn a diploma.
Texas will develop two new math courses high school students can take in lieu of algebra II as it implements a major overhaul in academic curriculum.
Texas started a trend by making most of its high school students tackle algebra II. But eight years later, the state often watched for education policy is abandoning the requirement.
The Board of Education is in for a long night, with key votes on science books and algebra II still to come.
AUSTIN (AP) – The math class of exponents and imaginary numbers – and a potential predictor of a student’s success in college and in life – has become a key point of contention as the […]