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MV Whisman: New algebra requirement not a problem

Original post made on Jul 26, 2008

Local administrators say a new state ruling that requires all eighth graders to take Algebra I will not affect their previous plans to overhaul the math system and raise the achievement gap among Latino students.

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Posted by Observer
a resident of Jackson Park
on Jul 26, 2008 at 10:58 am

Translated: Local administrators are going to blow off the new requirement. They are only interested in "getting kids ready for Algebra" but never actually being able to do it.