Is Algebra An Unnecessary Stumbling Block In Schools?Who needs algebra? That question, muttered by many a frustrated student over the years, has become a vigorous debate among American educators, sparked by a provocative new book.
Texas Senate OKs Plan To Let Some Students Bypass Test RulesThe 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 To Offer 2 New Algebra II Alternatives 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 Abandons High School Algebra II RequirementTexas 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.