On 6/24/95, Amos Newcombe suggested: >You might also ask to what extent [standards] are actually implemented. The >standards represent such a massive undertaking that it seems unrealistic to >expect anything but a gradual improvement.
In 1990 the National Center for Education Statistics surveyed 10th graders about how often in their most recent or current math class they engaged in certain activities. They found:
Copy the teacher's notes from the blackboard: 18.1% - never; 34.2% - sometimes; 47.7% - often.