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Math Exam Failure Persists In Montgomery, Even As Efforts Are Underway To Help

Montgomery County high school students failed their January final exams in math at rates as high as 60 percent in key courses, according to newly released figures that point to a continuing test problem despite recent efforts to help struggling students.

More than 15,550 high school students did not pass math finals, a jarring statistic in a well-­regarded district more accustomed to academic success. An additional 4,880 students received D’s on their finals. About 11,200 received an A, B or C.