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Connections

Analyzing how the U.S. teaches math, what works and what doesn't, and what should change

Hailey Cox and Ashara Baker on "Connections"
Megan Mack
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WXXI News
Hailey Cox and Ashara Baker on "Connections with Evan Dawson" on Wednesday, December 13, 2023

There has been a wave of reporting on how the U.S. teaches literacy. There has been less of a focus on math curriculum. Our guests this hour hope to change that.

We discuss what the research shows about what is effective and what is not effective when it comes to teaching math. Our guests:

*To read Ashara Baker's policy report on the Big 5 districts, click here.

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.