Students across a majority of the 17 high schools in Colorado’s second-largest school district have left classes in droves over the past few weeks.
After 20 states followed Texas’ lead in requiring algebra II for high school students, the bellwether state is dumping its requirement.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Policy pop quiz: Does Texas - algebra II = success? The state that started a trend by making high school students tackle algebra II is now abandoning the policy in a move praise by school districts for affording more flexibility. But some policy experts are nervous because nearly 20 states have followed Texas' lead in