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Challenging math and "fun" not mutually exclusive

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For many people, the idea that challenging and comprehensive mathematics instruction also can be fun is, well, a bit of a stretch.


Students, teachers and administrators in nine urban Indiana school districts are learning that mathematics can be challenging and fun -- for the students and the teachers, for the academic "eagles" as well as struggling students. This new-found enjoyment appears to be translating into better standardized test scores.