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Students who took algebra generally showed greater gains in mathematics achievement on the National Educational Longitudinal Study between 1988 and 1990 than those who did not take the course.
SOURCE: "Algebra for All: Benefits of College-Preparatory Mathematics for Students With Diverse Abilities in Early Secondary School," Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, Fall 2000.
Vol. 20, Issue 11, Page 8Published in Print: November 15, 2000, as It All Adds Up