This book was originally written for the Thirteenth International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME–13), which was held in July 2016, in Hamburg, Germany. The book contains valuable information for anyone wanting to gain knowledge about mathematics education in the United States, past and present. Readers can find historical information on the organization and policies of education, ranging from kindergarten through college. Data on student achievement (in the United States and internationally) and information about mathematics curricula are also included. Readers will also find discussion about teacher preparation with regard to mathematics education, the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSSM), and the types of programs and resources available for mathematics teachers and students.
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