Algebra 1 failure tied to poverty

The Sol Price School of Public Policy at USC is holding a conference titled Innovating to End Urban Poverty Conference where they are discussing whether Algebra is a necessary subject to teach to our students.  Is this where the notion derived that children should no longer be taught how to write in cursive?

Peter Hong, Senior Deputy to county supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and Brandale R. Randolph, executive director of Project: Poverty, engaged in Twitter banter with 2UrbanGirls on the topic of Is Algebra Necessary?  



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