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TASEL-M Phase 2
TASEL-M2 addresses issues of sustainability and scalability relative to successful practices of Phase I-TASEL-M, the critical juncture between high school and college, and the issue of mathematics preparation for post-secondary success in the context of increased need for remedial mathematics in college.

The TASEL-M2 partners implement and study a district-wide professional development plan to: strengthen and adapt innovative practices from the TASEL-M project; take them to scale in all of the district's secondary schools; narrow the achievement gap in Algebra for targeted subgroups (ELL, Hispanic, low SES, and Special Education); and increase student enrollment in advanced mathematics courses. This project researches the causal factors linking Professional Learning Communities, peer coaching, and increases in student achievement.

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Project Contributions

Eighth-Grade Algebra Course Placement and Student Motivation for Mathematics
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Scaling up successful strategies from a previous Targeted NSF-MSP
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