For kids to do better in math, their teachers might have to go back to school, reports the Associated Press: According to a study released June 26 by the National Council on Teacher Quality, elementary-school teachers are poorly prepared by education schools to teach math. Math relies heavily on cumulative knowledge, making the early years critical. The study by the nonpartisan research and advocacy group comes a few months after a federal panel reported that U.S. students have widespread difficulty with fractions, a problem that arises in elementary school and prevents kids from mastering more complicated topics such as algebra

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