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CSU Bid to Raise Math Requirement May Limit Student Access

In an an op-ed published in the San Francisco Chronicle, Just Equations founder Pamela Burdman sheds light on a proposal from CSU faculty to increase math requirements for incoming students. Because that proposal risks … More

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