Assemblywoman Nancy Calhoun, a Republican of Orange County, introduced a measure mandating that school textbooks of all subjects be authored by current or former New York schoolteachers. The bill memo says that such a law would help "provide equal and balanced learning opportunities for K-12 students" and cut down textbook costs by up to 80%.A law that would actually make it illegal for New York school districts to adopt Singapore Math.
No Elephant in the Room With These Laws
by Jacob Gershman
APRIL 25, 2011
Or any textbook written by an actual mathematician.