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Ninth-Graders’ Mathematics Coursetaking, Motivations, and Educational Plans

Categories: Education,Mathematics,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2015/2015990.pdf

Examines what motivates high school students to take math courses and how those motivations vary depending on students’ plans for the year after high school.  Also looks at how students from different socio-economic backgrounds compare in terms of math courses taken and motivation.  From the National Center for Education Statistics