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Let's add math to driver's test

October 31, 2009
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Mitch Roob has it exactly right in his [Oct. 12] viewpoint “Math proficiency a must for workplace.”

I have a simple solution to raising math knowledge of all Hoosier high school students. The written portion of the Indiana driver’s license exam should contain two sections: 1) the test about driving, and 2) a test requiring applicants to demonstrate basic 12th-grade math proficiency. Both must be passed.

I guarantee kids will learn math in a hurry. The question is, do Indiana adults care enough about their kids’ economic future to take that step?

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Bob Compton

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  • I agree
    Yes i think this will be great, because driving is dungerous. I saw many stupid drivers. maybe they should to go to optics help and take some brain hit?

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