A History of Mathematics Education in the U.S
AMERICA'S FAILING PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM ..
At the state level, California all but ignored the U.S. DepartmentofEducation recommendations. Of the 12 "exemplary" and "promising" mathprograms,only the UCSMP grade 7 and 8 textbooks were adopted in 1999 inCalifornia,and none were accepted for statewide adoption in 2001. Several NSFsponsoredmath curricular programs were submitted for statewide adoption inCaliforniain 1999 and 2001, but due to deficiencies in mathematical content, nonewere adopted in either year.
another "product" of the education system, just ..
Several months after the publication of the Open Letter to SecretaryRiley, the U.S. Department of Education designated two more curriculaas"promising": and TheDepartment of Education praised these two programs, for their alignmentto the , among other reasons.