Texas Business Report: Math Standards Divide State

The Texas Association of Business criticizes the State Board of Education's math curriculum and working in Texas pays off for women.
Sat April 21, 2012 1:24 am

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Rewritin’ ‘Rithmetic
The Texas Association of Business is speaking out against a new K-12 math curriculum proposed by the State Board of Education, arguing that the standards will hinder the future Texas workforce because they do not adequately prepare students for college or careers after graduation.

TAB president Bill Hammond wrote a memo to

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