Florida schools make investment in new math curriculum

A statewide switch to a new math curriculum for Florida students comes with a $200 million price tag as school districts plan to purchase textbooks and classroom materials despite widespread budget cuts. Florida students will take a streamlined standardized math test next school year, and educators hope the curriculum, which teaches fewer concepts and allows more time for in-depth study, will better prepare them.

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