• Joanne Jacobs

More math, more money

“When states raise the number of math classes they require students to take in high school,” black students take more math and go on to earn more money, writes Emily DeRuy in The Atlantic.


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The higher requirements pushed more students to complete algebra and geometry — not calculus. “One of the reasons white students weren’t really affected by curriculum changes is that they were already taking the classes anyway,” she writes. “Black students weren’t.”

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