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Changing the Architecture of Math Opportunity

The architecture of math opportunity is “undergirded by misconceptions about math learning, scaffolded by existing educational inequities and stereotypes, and reinforced by math’s role as a marker or pedigree that … More

2019 Convening: The Mathematics of Opportunity

Mathematics is not always serving the purpose for which it was intended, noted speakers at Just Equations’ recent Mathematics of Opportunity event. “It’s become a sorting mechanism,” noted Eloy Oakley, Chancellor of … More

Algebra and Civil Rights

In a Washington D.C. address to the American Mathematical Society’s Committee on Education, OI founder Christopher Edley, Jr. highlights the equity dilemma surrounding college readiness requirements in mathematics. His thoughts … More

Is Remedial Math Going the Way of the Dinosaur?

A stunning drop in remedial math enrollments at community colleges across the country makes clear that a set of reforms designed to eliminate arbitrary barriers to student success are having … More