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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

Can Math Be a Vehicle for Social Justice?

“Why should anyone care about mathematics if it doesn’t connect deeply to some human desire: to play, seek truth, pursue beauty, fight for justice?” wondered Francis Su, former president of … More

Re-thinking the Role of Algebra 2 in College Readiness

Algebra 2 course-taking in high school has long been viewed as a key predictor of future college enrollment. However, that link stems primarily from higher education policies that traditionally required … More