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Topic: NYTimes article on "parent rebellion."
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Mary Sapienza

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Registered: 12/3/04
Re: NYTimes article on
Posted: May 19, 2000 10:33 PM
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On 12 May 2000, [no author] wrote:
>There is a soon to be published
book edited by Sharon Senk and Denisse
>Thompson entitled something
like "What Research Tells Us About
>Standards-Based Math Curricula."
There is a chapter on the research
>of each of the NSF-funded math
curricula projects K-12. (well, maybe
>only 75% of them, but close to
all.) Following each of the sections
>on elementary math, middle
school math, and high school math, there is
>a synthesis chapter and a
critique of the research. The only problem
>is, the book is somewhat
delayed. The authors of individual chapters
>may be of help. I can
send anyone who wants it a copy of the
>"Investigations" research (a
shorter version than the chapter), which
>includes results of four
studies--two dissertations and two in-house
>studies. Hope this
helps. There is research on these curricula, and
>as far as I know,
little or none of it has been done by the
>publishers. Yes, some of
it has been done by the developers, but the
>developers include top
notch researchers, university professors, and
>other experts who are
well aware of how to deal with possible sources
>of bias in conducting
and interpreting research.

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