The Controversial Top 10

The Controversial Top 10
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