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Why Do the Math Wars Rage On?

Are the “Math Wars” back like a bad movie sequel? Why does the debate continue, sometimes vehemently, even when most people agree that quality math education must focus on both skills and conceptual understanding?

One thing to consider is that although a lot of people go to the extreme when arguing about these things, most of the time people acknowledge that we shouldn’t go 100% "drill or kill" or…