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Description: "We feel strongly that new new math is detrimental to our children's future...." Background, experiences of students and parents, impact, comments on NCTM, and "what to do" statements about the teaching of the "Connected Mathematics" and "Investigations in Number, Data and Space" curricula in Utah's Alpine School District. With numerous excerpts of articles from newspapers such as the Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, New York Post, and Christian Science Monitor, which published "The Math Meltdown."

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Internet-Based Projects, Organizations
Math Topics: Basic Algebra
Math Ed Topics: Back-to-Basics, Educational Systems, Public Understanding of Math

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