TJ Now Requires Middle School Algebra for Entry

According to this article from yesterday's Metro section, algebra will now be a required course for those Fairfax County Public Schools students who hope to be admitted to Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology. School officials say the requirement reflects the growing perception that U. S. students need a more solid foundation in mathematics if they are to succeed in advanced science later.

By Focus on Fairfax |  August 20, 2007; 10:31 AM ET  | Category:  Schools
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