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www.greatschools.org/gk/articles/why-algebra

Algebra is critically important because it is often viewed as a gatekeeper to higher-level mathematics and it's a required course for virtually every postsecondary ...

demmelearning.com/learning-blog/3-reasons-why-we-learn-algebra

Sep 11, 2014 ... Algebra is an important life skill to have if you want to do things quicker, be able to transition easier from career to career, and avoid being taken ...

www.khanacademy.org/questions/why-is-algebra-so-important/kafb_2033107

Even within daily life outside of school, algebra can be a useful way of thinking about things. It can be used when shopping for anything from gumballs to a ...

www.mathworksheetscenter.com/mathtips/algebra.html

Article Summary: "Mathematics is one of the first things you learn in life. Even as a baby you learn to count. Starting from that tiny age you will start to learn how to  ...

www.msri.org/attachments/workshops/454/Usiskin-Why%20is%20Algebra%20Important.pdf

Indeed, just this past year, a book questioning the importance of math education in general and argu-. ing that almost no one really needs algebra received.

edsource.org/wp-content/publications/pub_algebra_qa_final.pdf

Increasingly, state leaders expect schools to prepare all students to take Algebra I in either 8th or 9th grade. This is in part because the University of California ...

www.nytimes.com/2012/07/29/opinion/sunday/is-algebra-necessary.html

Jul 28, 2012 ... A TYPICAL American school day finds some six million high school students and two million college freshmen struggling with algebra. In both ...

www.teach-nology.com/teachers/subject_matter/math/algebra

Now that you know enough about the history of Algebra, do you now think that it is something important? You would probably still say and still wonder what ...

www.washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sheet/wp/2017/09/15/of-course-algebra-is-important-its-also-a-huge-problem

Sep 15, 2017 ... "For too many students, algebra is not the gateway to mathematical literacy. It is the gatekeeper."