ERIC Number: ED474731
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
A Brief History of American K-12 Mathematics Education in the 20th Century.
This chapter describes and analyzes the major conflicts over K-12 mathematics education that erupted among professional educators, psychologists, mathematicians, and parents of school children in the U.S. during the 20th century. Political struggles and policy changes in mathematics education in the 1980s and the 1990s are given special attention. (Author/KHR)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Education
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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Note: In: Mathematical Cognition: A Volume in Current Perspectives on Cognition, Learning, and Instruction. Mass., Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2003. p175- 225. For full document, see SE 067 592.