Department of Ed's Top 10 math programs

Below are math-reform plans that a US 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 undergraduates

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

http://www.cpm.org/

CONNECTED MATHEMATICS

Grades: 6 to 8

Contact: Connected Mathematics, Michigan State University

http://www.math.msu.edu/cmp/

CORE-PLUS MATHEMATICS PROJECT

Grades: 9 to 12

Contact: Core-Plus Mathematics

Project, Western Michigan University

http://www.wmich.edu/cpmp

INTERACTIVE MATHEMATICS PROGRAM

Grades: 9 to 12

Contact: http://www.mathimp.org/

Promising Programs

EVERYDAY MATHEMATICS

Grades: K to 6

Contact: Everyday Learning Corporation

http://www.everydaylearning.com

MATHLAND

Grades: K to 6

Contact: Creative Publications

http://www.creativepublications.com

MIDDLE-SCHOOL MATHEMATICS THROUGH APPLICATIONS PROJECT

Grades: 6 to 8

Contact: 888-399-1995 or http://www.enc.org/ed/exemplary/promis3.pdf

NUMBER POWER

Grades: K to 6

Contact: Number Power, Developmental Studies Center

http://www.devstu.org

THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO SCHOOL MATHEMATICS PROJECT

Grades: 7 to 12

Contact: The University of Chicago, Department of Education

http://www.uchicago.edu/ssd/ucsmp/

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