By Jennifer Medina / The Bulletin
August 12, 2010
NEW YORK — Hunching over her notebook at Borough of Manhattan Community College, Sharasha Cros-len struggled to figure out what do with the algebra problem in front of her: x2 + 2x - 8 = 0.
It was a question every ninth-grader is expected to be able to answer. But even though Croslen managed to....