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New Algebra Class Helps Prepare Kansas Students for College

Melissa Fast, a math specialist with the Kansas Department of Education, says at least 15 other high schools are expected to join this school year. (Photo: Celia Llopis-Jepsen)

A third of Kansas high school students who go on to college are not scoring high enough on placement tests to enroll directly in college algebra. So, dozens of high schools in the state have been piloting a new math course that could save students from having to take remedial algebra classes. Celia Llopis-Jepsen of the Kansas News Service reports.


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