A math classroom should provide practical experience in mathematical skills that build a bridge to the real world of jobs and adult responsibilities. This means going beyond memorization into a world of reasoning and problem solving.
A high-quality and integrated mathematics program is essential for all students and provides every student with the opportunity to choose among the full range of future career paths. Mathematics, when taught well, is a subject of beauty and elegance, exciting in its logic and coherence. It trains the mind to be analytic - providing the foundation for intelligent and precise thinking. To compete successfully in the worldwide economy, today's students must have a high degree of comprehension in mathematics.