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Math in CSU Admissions: Moving Forward with Evidence

The recent debate over California State University’s well-intended proposal to require an additional quantitative reasoning (QR) course for admission highlights the challenges of efforts to bolster mathematics preparation. And the … More

Why Calculus? Why Indeed?

Why does high school calculus, generally AP Calculus, play such an outsize role in the access to competitive colleges? And should it?  Clearly the reason for the dominance of Calculus … More

College Admissions and Equitable Math Opportunity

College admissions requirements have a complex relationship with high school opportunity:  On the one hand, colleges’ course-taking requirements can be a lever for improving the availability of rigorous high school … More