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In South Africa, Math Skills Dangerously Lagging

Does two plus two equal five? A staggering number of South African students couldn't say for sure, because of poor standards for math education. That became obvious earlier this year when the government released the nation's dismal graduate exam rates.  Across the nation, educators are trying to find out why South African students perform so poorly in science and math - and to figure out how to fix it. You don’t have to be a mathematical genius to see that South Africa has a...

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