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Aspiring teachers fall short on math

Nearly 75 percent fail revamped section of state licensing test

'Not all our students are receiving a strong math education.' -- Mitchell Chester, Commissioner of elementary and secondary education "Not all our students are receiving a strong math education." -- Mitchell Chester, Commissioner of elementary and secondary education
By James Vaznis
Globe Staff / May 19, 2009

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MALDEN - Nearly three-quarters of the aspiring elementary school teachers who took the state's licensing exam this year failed the new math section, according to results being released today that focus on the subject for the first time. (Full article: 1029 words)

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