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."