Mapping Equity and Quality in Mathematics Education

Mapping Equity and Quality in Mathematics Education

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Concerns about quality mathematics education are often posed in terms of the types of mathematics that are worthwhile and valuable for both the student and society in general, and about how to best support students so that they can develop this mathematics. Concerns about equity are about who is excluded from the opportunity to develop quality mathematics within our current practices and systems, and about how to remove social barriers that systematically disadvantage those students. This collection of chapters summarises our learning about the achievement of both equity and quality agendas in mathematics education and to move forward the debate on their importance for the field.San Diego politician Pete Wilson had ridden a€œwedge politicsa€ (appeals to the fears of the White middle-class voting ... Proposition 227, which a€œrequires all public school instruction be conducted in Englisha€ (California Votera#39;s Guide 1998) andanbsp;...

Title:Mapping Equity and Quality in Mathematics Education
Author:Bill Atweh, Mellony Graven, Walter Secada, Paola Valero
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2011-01-06


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