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On evaluating curricular effectiveness : judging the quality of K-12 mathematics evaluations / Committee for a Review of the Evaluation Data on the Effectiveness of NSF-Supported and Commercially Generated Mathematics Curriculum Materials, Mathematical Sciences Education Board, Center for Education, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education.

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Includes bibliographical references.

ISBN 0-309-09242-6 (pbk.)—ISBN 0-309-53287-6 (pdf)

1. Mathematics—Study and teaching—Evaluation. I. National Research Council (U.S.). Committee for a Review of the Evaluation Data on the Effectiveness of NSF-Supported and Commercially Generated Mathematics Curriculum Materials.

QA11.2.O5 2004

510'.71—dc22

2004015000

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