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  • Corporate success should be shared with workers, not just CEOs

    Corporate success should be shared with workers, not just CEOs
    Of the many statistics that expose America’s increasingly wide wealth gap, there is one that has stuck with me this week: The top 10% of wage earners in the U.S. receive half the income of all wage earners combined. 
  • More community college students completing remedial courses, data show

    More community college students completing remedial courses, data show
    A greater percentage of California community college students were scheduled to pass remedial math and English courses last year but fewer were finishing school or transferring, according to statistics released this week. Nearly 48% of students who...

    A new mathematical model can cut jet-lagged time in half, study says

    A new mathematical model can cut jet-lagged time in half, study says
    Looking for a jet-lag cure? A new mathematical model may help you overcome jet lag faster than anyone thought possible. And scientists need your help to test it out.  A research team from the University of Michigan and Yale University has released a...

    Letters: About those beef price stats

    Re "Beef goes high steaks," April 9 In order to appreciate the article on the price of beef, it helps to know math and statistics. As a mathematics professor at Cal State Long Beach, perhaps I can help. The price of beef rose from $4.91 to $5.28 in...

    In defense of Common Core

    In defense of Common Core
    If there's anything more surprising than how quickly and calmly 45 states embraced the new Common Core curriculum standards, it's how quickly and contentiously the backlash erupted. The standards, which California adopted in 2010, outline the skills and...