Should students be allowed to use calculators on math tests?

12/2/2012 | Examiner (Washington, D.C.), The

Concerned that students are relying too much on calculators, rather than learning basic but important math skills, a Virginia lawmaker has proposed legislation that would prohibit some students from using the devices on their end-of-year math exams. The proposal comes in light of a teacher saying his ninth-grade students struggled to complete basic operations on a pretest, noted Del. Dave Albo, R-Springfield.

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