Should all students take Algebra II?

03/17/2013 | Houston Chronicle (tiered subscription model)

Texas lawmakers currently are debating whether requiring all students to take Algebra II is the best way to improve college and career readiness. Some lawmakers are advocating for an opt-out option for students for whom vocational classes and training is more appropriate. One lawmaker noted that educators have indicated that some students drop out of school as a result of the Algebra II requirement. Others say reducing existing requirements could result in a watered-down curriculum.

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