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Math Center Contract Awarded

By Stacy Morford — July 13, 2010 1 min read

The U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences awarded a $10 million contract last week to the San Francisco-based research group WestEd to lead a new National Center for Cognition and Mathematics Instruction. Its goal will be to use cognitive science to redesign the middle school math curriculum Connected Mathematics Project, which was developed under a National Science Foundation grant in the 1990s. Apple Computer Inc., Pearson, and several universities are also involved.

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A version of this article appeared in the July 14, 2010 edition of Education Week as Math Center Contract Awarded

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