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Parents, Professors Offer Views on Improving Math Performance

By Sean Cavanagh — October 19, 2009 1 min read

If you’re looking for additional analysis of last week’s lackluster NAEP math results, the New York Times offers a useful forum with online commentaries. The opining authors include college faculty and parents. Some call for less-punitive testing systems that encourage teachers to instead use test results to improve instruction. Others say the results call for rethinking of curriculum at the elementary level.

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A version of this news article first appeared in the Curriculum Matters blog.