Washington state parents want schools to rethink math instruction

11/16/2006 | Seattle Times, The

A group of Washington state parents concerned about the quality of the K-12 math curriculum is calling on the state to revise its standards and select new textbooks. One Snohomish County family, concerned that their school's "Connected Mathematics" book doesn't stress basic math skills, has bought "Singapore Math" textbooks, which introduce fewer concepts at each grade level but explore them in more depth.

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