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The Math Wars: Improving Numeracy among American Students

I’ve written before that I subscribe to "The Economist" because it provides a neutral perspective on life in the United States. Earlier this summer, I wrote about the success of states that have reverted to teaching phonics in order to enable students to read better. The article that inspired my phonics post was published by "The Economist." In the November 6 edition, "The Economist" called attention to America’s abysmal performance teaching math in an article titled “The Maths Wars.”