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May 14, 2015
ERIC Update on Improving Algebra Education - May 2015
Improving Algebra Education - A Stepping Stone to a Future in STEM
Algebra knowledge and skills are part of a solid foundation in mathematics that can support students towards advanced mathematics learning. Students who take rigorous algebra courses score higher on the National Assessment for Educational Progress and are more likely to progress to higher levels of mathematics than students who did not take rigorous courses. Algebra knowledge has also been associated with better long-term academic and professional outcomes, including graduation from college and careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
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