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Confounding Conventional Wisdom on Math Classes

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Confounding Conventional Wisdom on Math Classes

Confounding Conventional Wisdom on Math Classes

Confounding Conventional Wisdom on Math Classes

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The end of the school year is coming up — and so are end-of-the-year exams. Commentator and education consultant Ron Wolk says that some students would be better served if they didn't have to take math classes that are just too advanced for them. Ron Wolk is the founding editor of Teacher magazine and Education Week magazine.