The Controversial Top 10

Published March 1, 2000

The 10 mathematics programs endorsed by the Department of Education are described at

A list of Expert Panel members is found at

A copy of the Open Letter to Secretary Richard Riley can be found at:

The programs cited as “exemplary” by the Department are:
Cognitive Tutor Algebra
College Preparatory Mathematics
Connected Mathematics Program
Core-Plus Mathematics Project
Interactive Mathematics Program

The programs rated as “promising” are:
Everyday Mathematics
Middle-School Mathematics Through Applications Project
Number Power
The University of Chicago School Mathematics Project