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Top 10 MATH PROGRAMS.

Below are math-reform plans that a U.S. Department of Education expert panel calls "exemplary" or "promising," along with their Web addresses.

Exemplary Programs

Cognitive Tutor Algebra

- Grades: 7 to 12 or college under-graduates

- Contact: Pittsburgh Area Cognitive Tutor Center, Carnegie Mellon University

- http://act.psy.cmu.edu/ACT/awpt/

College Preparatory Mathematics

- Grades: 9 to 12

- Contact: CPM Educational Program

- www.cpm.org/

Connected Mathematics

- Grades: 6 to 8

- Contact: Connected Mathematics, Michigan State University

- www.math.msu.edu/cmp/

Core-Plus Mathematics Project

- Grades: 9 to 12

- Contact: Core-Plus Mathematics Project, Western Michigan University

- www.wmich.edu/cpmp

Interactive Mathematics Program

- Grades: 9 to 12

- Contact.www.mathimp.org/

Promising Programs

Every Mathematics

- Grades: K to 6

- Contact: Everyday Learning Corporation

- www.everydaylearning.com

MathLand

- Grades: K to 6

- Contact: Creative Publications

- www.creativepublications.com

Middle-School Mathematics through Applications Project

- Grades. 6 to 8

- Contact: 888-399-1995 or

- www.enc.org/ed/exemplary/promis3.pdf

Number Power

- Grades: K to 6

- Contact: Number Power, Developmental Studies Center

- www.devstu.org

The University of Chicago School Mathematics Project

- Grades: 7 to 12

- Contact: The University of Chicago, Department of Education

- www.uchicago.edu/ssd/ucsmp/

Source: Christian Science Monitor, The Math Meltdown, a special reprint from a series of articles appearing May 16, 23 and 30, 2000.
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