The importance of higher-level mathematics for all students is clear in regards to college access and success. The association between the study of mathematics and economic success is so strong that many observers have identified access to advanced math courses as a key dividing line that separates disadvantaged and advantaged youth.

The Building Blocks of Success Achieve Policy Briefing, 2008
Grandview High School Graduates Passing at Least One Match Course Beyond Algebra 2

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