Posted Dec. 24, 2013 at 6:08 a.m.

Premium Lock IBM, Exxon, other businesses decry Texas retreat on tougher school math standards

Published: 2013-12-24 06:08:21
Updated: 2013-12-24 06:08:21

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Texas is rolling back the requirement for Algebra II under pressure from lawmakers, some educators and business trade associations. They say advanced math skills aren't needed for many jobs, including those in the booming drilling industry. The move is opposed by a coalition of corporate interests including IBM Corp., Exxon Mobil Corp. and the Texas Association of Business....

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