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New Texas Math Standards Stir Debate

Updated math standards have sparked various reactions from parents, teachers and school officials across the state.

A student works on math problems in Keith Marquez's summer school geometry class at McAllum High School in Austin, Texas, ...

Updated math standards have sparked various reactions from parents, teachers and school officials across the state. Approved by the state board in 2012, the standards are finally rolling out, but the more rigorous requirements are causing frustration among some. State officials are committed to the change, and experts caution against immediate condemnation of the standards. (The Dallas Morning News)

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