Critics say new math curriculum is missing basic skills

11/14/2012 | Union Leader (Manchester, N.H.), The

School districts in New Hampshire, which use the Everyday Math curriculum to focus more on understanding math concepts rather than rote learning, are meeting some resistance from critics who say memorization still has a place in math education. Education officials, however, defend their decision, noting they are tailoring the program where needed and getting positive results. "We more than doubled the kids who successfully finished algebra one by the end of eighth grade," said Chip McGee, assistant superintendent in charge of curriculum in the Bedford School District.

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