Thursday, January 21, 2010

Math hearing is set for Tuesday, January 26th,

Hearing Rescheduled for Jan. 26th in High School Math Text Adoption Appeal

A hearing is set for Tuesday,January 26th, at 8:30 AM,
in Room W 842 of the King County Courthouse.
The courthouse is located at 516 3rdAvenue, Seattle. Judge Julie Spector will hear the the appeal of a Seattle School Board vote last May to adopt the Discovering Mathematics high school textbook series. The appellants contend that the school district acted arbitrarily and capriciously by voting 4 to 3 to adopt a type of textbook associated with a widening achievement gap between minority students and white students, and between low-income and other students.

More information and links to legal briefs may be found

1 comment:

dan dempsey said...

Here is a discussion of the Lawsuit in the Hacker News.

It centers on Cliff Mass's Blog posting Here.