To follow: California adoption reviews.
Emphasis on mastery of computation skills in 3rd grade textbooks submitted for 2007 Texas SBOE approval, summary chart comparing SRA Real Math (Wright/McGraw), Saxon Math (Harcourt), enVisionMATH (Scott-Addison), Texas Math (Houghton), Texas HSP Math (Harcourt), Think Math! (Harcourt), Texas Math (Macmillan), and Everyday Math (Wright/McGraw). By Education Research Analysts, Longview, TX. Everyday Mathematics is ranked worst in their analysis.
Math Programs in the Sonlight Curriculum (see Saxon Math).
A Daring Choice for a Mathematics Textbook, by Jay Mathews (WP, 011218); and If it isn't broken..., by Debra Saunders (SF Chronicle, 010503). Both articles point to the successes of Saxon and then describe the passion and hostility with which the program is often met.
This page is part of a collection of links to reviews of and commentaries on K-12 mathematics curricula and standards that is maintained by Bas Braams, Elizabeth Carson, and NYC HOLD. This ring of pages includes: TERC Investigations - Everyday Mathematics - Connected Mathematics Project (CMP) - Concepts and Skills - Structure and Method - College Preparatory Mathematics (CPM) - Interactive Mathematics Program (IMP) - Mathematics, Modelling our World (MMOW) - CPMP Contemporary Mathematics in Context - Saxon Math - NCTM Standards