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Seizing the Moment for Mathematics Published Online: July 17, 2012 Published in Print: July 18, 2012, as Seizing the Moment for Mathematics Commentary By William Schmidt For years now it has been clear that the U.S. mathematics curriculum is a mile wide and an inch deep, and that the fragmented quality of mathematics instruction is related to our low ranking on international assessments.
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