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"Mathematics is characterized by its intolerance of nonsense" - Owen Thomas
Articles:
Forget the Fads—The Old Way Works Best
By Evan Keliher, Newsweek
The Truth About The Revised NCTM Standards Arithmetic is Still Missing!

Reform Mathematics Education How to "Succeed" Without Really Trying
By Paul Clopton Cofounder, Mathematically Correct

R. James Milgram (Mathematics Professor, Stanford)
"If you want to learn mathematics, you must learn it precisely. Mathematics is precision and one of the first objectives in teaching K - 12 mathematics is for students to learn precise habits of thought."

Related articles: Where's the Math? by Debra J. Saunders/San Francisco Chronicle. Experts Attack Math Teaching Programs, LA Times

More: Math Wars Heat Up in Washington, NY Times, Nov. 27, 1999 Division In The Math Ranks, by Rick Green, The Hartford Courant, Nov 28, 1999. Experts negative on math lessons: Federally endorsed programs just don't add up, ad tells public, By Anjetta McQueen, the Houston Chronicle, Nov. 28, 1999. Scientists challenge math endorsements, Orange County Register, Nov. 28, 1999. Leading mathematicians say new teaching techniques don't add up, San Diego Union-Tribune, Nov. 28, 1999.