CA proposes changing how schools teach math. A Stanford professor is alarmed

“[Students] should not be fed the false promise that by not learning certain core content in high school, that you will still have all options open in college,” says Brian Conrad, a math professor at Stanford University. Photo by Shutterstock.

California wants to transform math instruction in schools — focusing on individual students’ needs rather than requiring them to follow the same algebra-geometry-calculus track. 

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