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As I researched this particular curriculum a little more, I found myself becoming increasingly uncomfortable. v Do constructivist approaches to math like Core-Plus Math actually provide the strong quantitative background that is essential for at least ninety percent of the jobs that are out there? v How effective is this ‘New New Math’ in helping our children get into college and obtain decent paying jobs? v Will this reform math ensure that our children remain competitive in a global market where the playing field had expanded to encompass practically every geographical location in the world?

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