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How Much HS Math Do You Need To Get Into A Cal State?

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How much high school math do you need to get admitted to a Cal State?

Turns out the answer to this long-running controversy will wait a little longer. A proposal to tie admission to increased high school math requirements is on hold.


The plan under consideration calls for an extra year of math, or a related class (more on what those are at the link below) to even qualify for Cal State consideration.

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So what's the fight? Well, opponents of the new requirement say it would discriminate against low-income students and students of color.

CSU's board of trustees were scheduled to vote on the proposal yesterday. Instead, they decided to to commission a year-long study — putting off a decision until at least 2022.


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