Education Week recently published an article on the American Diploma Project's Algebra II end-of-course exam. Written by assistant editor Sean Cavanagh, it provides a good overview. Achieve obtained permission to post the article online here  in PDF form. (Please note that reproduction, reformatting or re-design of the article is prohibited. For bulk reprints call 800-259-0470 or send an e-mail request to firstname.lastname@example.org .)
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