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ERIC Number: ED505525
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009-May
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
Why It Is Important to Learn Algebra. Parent/Student Guide
This Parent/Student Guide explains why Algebra I is a required subject, how it helps prepare students for the future, how Algebra I fits into the student's high school math program, and what parents can do to support their student's success in learning algebra. It also explains why California policymakers require all students to take algebra and lists resources for further information. A Spanish translation of this guide is also available. [This publication was funded by the Noyce Foundation.]
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Middle Schools; Two Year Colleges
Audience: Parents; Students
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: EdSource