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Drop in Math Scores Spurs US Students to Improve

The mathematics scores of American students dropped this year in the U.S. government's National Assessment of Educational Progress, known as the nation's report card.  In one Los Angeles school, teachers hope to reverse the decline in grades four and eight with a more interactive approach to the subject. At El Sereno Middle School, 12-year-old Ethan Jimenez explains to his class how he solved a problem on fractions.  “We call it teamwork math, the student explains,...

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