In regard to your request for Dempsey & McLaren to define themselves. For the purposes of this discussion we can do a reasonable job in 6 minutes:
Seattle excluded all evidence provided by the public in making the decision to adopt "Discovering" for HS math on May 6, 2009
This was a virtual replay of May 30, 2007 when directors decided to trust their hired professionals instead of using evidence in adopting Everyday Math.
The six minutes is our response to the SPS board on May 20th to their decision to adopt "Discovering" on May 6th.
Let this play past the 4 second intro. Then move the slider to find us from minute 22:15 to minute 28:30
SPS Board meeting video of May 20, 2009 part I:
Now please define traditionalist.