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  • The dissemination of research-informed mathematics education ideas and an active engagement in advocacy are both part of NCTM's strategic framework. Learn more about NCTM's efforts with mathematics education advocacy in the field.



    Get basic tools to act on behalf of teachers on issues that affect you, your students, our schools, and mathematics education.

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    Math Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill – October 25, 2023

    In coordination with the NCTM 2023 Annual Meeting in Washington DC, we visited Capitol Hill to provide insights into what is happening in mathematics education in classrooms, schools, and communities, and explain how federal policies could address specific challenges.

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    Policies and Recommendations

    Review the NCTM Legislative platform and read comments on legislation or issues of importance to mathematics education in testimony or letters to Congress, elected officials, or other governmental or nongovernmental entities.

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  • Priniciples to Actions 10th anniversary cover 125pixelsLimited 10th Anniversary Edition now available!
    Featuring a new cover design and foreword by author team, this collectible, Limited 10th Anniversary Edition of Principles to Actions celebrates 10 years of useful and actionable guidance to educators as we work to strengthen the teaching and learning of school mathematics for every student.