The math curricula being taught to most eighth-grade students in the U.S. lags two years behind that of other countries, according to a new study. Researchers faulted a decentralized education system that allows school districts to determine their own curricula for the discrepancy. They also noted that the most demanding math courses in the U.S. were offered in affluent areas where there were more college-educated parents. In many other countries, all schools offered the same level of rigor. Read Full Article at Miller-McCune.com

 

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