More than 70 percent of Denver Public School students who had repeatedly failed math passed after using the Carnegie Learning's Cognitive Tutor in summer school last year.

Glenn Bruckhart, secondary mathematics specialist for the district, said it recently became mandatory for Denver high school students to pass algebra and geometry in order to graduate, and a number of students in the district were not doing well.

To help the students learn better, Bruckhart decided to have teachers try a math software program. After reviewing a number of programs, he chose Carnegie Learning's Cognitive Tutor, a full math...

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