North Carolina parents question district's support of Trailblazers math program

02/18/2004 | Charlotte Observer (N.C.), The

Some Wake County parents say the new Trailblazers textbook that elementary and middle school leaders are considering for purchase teaches "fuzzy math." They believe the Trailblazers approach, which emphasizes exploration of concepts rather than math facts and problem-solving, leaves students unprepared for more rigorous coursework in high school.

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