Sunday, December 28, 2014

It's starting to add up

Tougher standards. New ways of teaching. Whiz-bang technology. Homework help. And believing in the potential of every child. All of this is ratcheting up math achievement among students in the eight-county Philadelphia area. There are still gaps, still problems. But children rich and poor, city and suburban, elementary and older are getting a better grasp of math as they step into an ever more competitive world.