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Mathematics News and Photosen-cawebstaff@therepublic.comCopyright 2015UW Bothell professors, former student make math discoveryhttp://www.therepublic.com/view/story/8d43ccc2bf3447448883b021aada9ad5/WA--Math-Discovery8d43ccc2bf3447448883b021aada9ad5-WA--Math-Discovery-1440667744BOTHELL, Washington - Two mathematics professors and one of their former students at the University of Washington Bothell have discovered a rare geometry pattern that could have applications in crystallography or self-assembling nanomachines.]]>Thu, 27 Aug 2015 05:29:04 -0400Nebraska test scores show progress in reading, writing, mathhttp://www.therepublic.com/view/story/71758d67529c44f980de204c90a5a4bd/NE--Test-Scores-Nebraska71758d67529c44f980de204c90a5a4bd-NE--Test-Scores-Nebraska-1440532280LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska public school students showed improvement this year on statewide proficiency tests in reading, writing and math but held steady in science, according to results released Tuesday.]]>Tue, 25 Aug 2015 15:51:20 -0400Mathematician not optimistic about suit seeking ballot audithttp://www.therepublic.com/view/story/abb87d7c101946f6be4513ac4aa9c927/KS--Voting-Machines-Auditsabb87d7c101946f6be4513ac4aa9c927-KS--Voting-Machines-Audits-1440342977WICHITA, Kansas - A Wichita State University mathematician says she's not optimistic that she'll win her lawsuit seeking ballot information so she can perform an audit of the 2014 election.]]>Sun, 23 Aug 2015 11:16:17 -0400Proposed Nebraska math standards aimed at deep understandinghttp://www.therepublic.com/view/story/5ba2e09139c944b496c18d95ce30928a/NE--Math-Standards5ba2e09139c944b496c18d95ce30928a-NE--Math-Standards-1440172746OMAHA, Nebraska - The proposed Nebraska math standards are aimed at providing elementary and middle school students with a deeper understanding of the subject so they won't stumble when they confront tougher math problems later, according to one of the people who contributed to the proposals.]]>Fri, 21 Aug 2015 11:59:06 -0400New Alaska test scores show students lag in reading, mathhttp://www.therepublic.com/view/story/1c2537847b954dfdb7bf65f0cafadba8/AK--Student-Test-Scores1c2537847b954dfdb7bf65f0cafadba8-AK--Student-Test-Scores-1440010694FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Results from Alaska's new standardized tests show that fewer students are proficient in math and reading than previous tests indicated.]]>Wed, 19 Aug 2015 14:58:14 -0400Kids score well in English, low in math on new Missouri testhttp://www.therepublic.com/view/story/2f0e8c7e940b40e5843a90ca1590c4f9/MO--School-Test-Scores2f0e8c7e940b40e5843a90ca1590c4f9-MO--School-Test-Scores-1439321396JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Most Missouri students scored at least at proficient levels in English on a new statewide test last school year, while students in most grades scored lower in math, according to data released Tuesday by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.]]>Tue, 11 Aug 2015 15:29:56 -0400Nev. lawmakers adopt Common Core high school math standardshttp://www.therepublic.com/view/story/49a1d113745e41969b8f27506ca16a63/NV--Common-Core-Math-Standards49a1d113745e41969b8f27506ca16a63-NV--Common-Core-Math-Standards-1439240652CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada lawmakers have given final approval to adopting Common Core math standards for high school students.]]>Mon, 10 Aug 2015 17:04:12 -0400