In an American culture that suggests that some people are "just no good at math," it's easy to forget that an understanding of mathematics is an essential gateway to college completion and to achievement in science, technology and engineering. Yet, many students enter college poorly prepared in mathematics. Consider that:
- When incoming community college students are tested for their mastery of math, 60-70 percent of them are assigned to developmental ... More at http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=133534&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click
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