LOWER MERION, PA -- The Lower Merion School District released a letter to parents/guardians of students announcing its new changes to its secondary mathematics program.

The letter announced that “Some highlights include additional course offerings and acceleration points at the middle level and a shift to integrated mathematics rather than the traditional Algebra 1, Geometry and Algebra 2 courses across the four secondary buildings,” and that “These changes have been part of a strategic plan exploration and are in line with our transformative goals.”

The full Lower Merion School District letter can be read here.

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The LMSD encourages parents/guardians to attend one of its upcoming presentations which will explain the changes in further detail.

The presentation schedule is as follows:

  • Wednesday, January 9 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. in the Welsh Valley Middle School Auditorium

  • Friday, January 11 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. in the Bala Cynwyd Middle School Auditorium

  • Thursday, January 24 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. in the Lower Merion High School LGI Room

More information regarding the district’s math sequence changes can be found on the LMSD’s website.