Research shows that success in high-level mathematics in high school predicts postsecondary success and careers in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. Similarly, students' academic successes in middle school can determine their performance in high school.
College Bound in Middle School and High School: How Math Course Sequences Matter
by Anthony Fong; Juliet Tiffany-Morales; Min Huang; Neal Finkelstein; Patrick M. Shields
Jan 1, 2012