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Topic: urgent question that needs a response
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PJ Manzo

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Re: urgent question that needs a response
Posted: Feb 1, 2011 6:40 PM
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Our school is huge, roughly 2,400 students. We have a tremendous amount of
ELLs and SPEDS. Up until now, the 2 year Integrated Algebra and 2 year
Geometry courses were perfect for these very low achieving students. (Mind
you, some are refugees who have never been to school and can barely speak

We, too, have been told that starting next year only 1 year algebra and 1
year geometry will be offered. This has a lot to do with adding rigor to the
school and creating a more challenging environment. I won't voice any
opinions of my own on here, but I did want you to know you're not alone.

We'll just have to see what comes out of it. Either the kids with live up to
the faster paced course, or... they won't.


PJ Manzo

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