Prepared for publication
by CSEA members.
Mathematics Content Standards for California Public Schools, Kindergarten Through
was adopted by the California State Board of Education on December 11, 1997,
the members of the State Board were the following: Yvonne W. Larsen, President; Jerry Hume,
Vice-President; Kathryn Dronenburg; Marion Joseph; Megan Kephart; S. William Malkasian;
Marion McDowell; Janet G. Nicholas; Gerti B. Thomas; Robert L. Trigg; and Marina Tse.
This publication was edited by Faye Ong, working in cooperation with Bill Lucia, Executive
Director, and Kimberly Yee, Program and Policy Analyst, State Board of Education. It was
designed and prepared for printing by the staff of CDE Press, with the cover and interior design
created and prepared by Cheryl McDonald. Typesetting was done by Gloria Barreiro and Carey
Johnson. It was published by the Department of Education, 721 Capitol Mall, Sacramento,
California (mailing address: P.O. Box 944272, Sacramento, CA 94244-2720). It was distributed
under the provisions of the Library Distribution Act and
© 1999 by the California Department of Education
All rights reserved
The State Board of Education acknowledges the members and staff of the Commission for the
Establishment of Academic Content and Performance Standards (Academic Standards Commis-
sion) for their work in developing and recommending a draft of the
Standards for California Public Schools
to the State Board of Education under the provisions
The members and staff of the Academic Standards Commission at the time of the approval of the
draft mathematics content standards were the following:
Ellen Wright, Chair*; Bob Calfee, Vice Chair; Joseph Carrabino*; Judy Codding*; Daniel
Condron*; John D’Amelio; Linda Davis*; Bill Evers*; Andrew Galef*; Jerilyn Harris*; Dorothy
Jue Lee; Mark Ortiz*; Judy Panton; Raymund Paredes; Alice Petrossian; Kate Simpson; Lawrence
Siskind; Larry Stupski*; Jerry Treadway; LaTanya Wright; Delaine Eastin, State Superintendent
of Public Instruction; Sonia Hernandez, the Superintendent’s designee; and Scott Hill, Executive
The asterisk (*) identifies those members who served on the Mathematics Committee of the
Academic Standards Commission.
Special commendation is also extended to the leadership of Janet Nicholas and Robert L. Trigg,
members of the State Board of Education; Sue Stickel, a member of the Curriculum Development
and Supplemental Materials Commission; and internationally recognized mathematicians Drs.