Vt. education official suggests major changes in math

02/6/2013 | WCAX-TV (Burlington, Vt.)

Recently released testing data show that slightly less than 40% of Vermont's 11th-graders are performing on grade level in math, and the numbers are even worse among boys living in poverty, state education officials say. Noting that the outcomes are similar to last year's assessment results, Vermont Education Secretary Armando Vilaseca said it's time for some changes, such as making algebra and geometry requirements for graduation and raising the bar for teacher certification.

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