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Here are the math textbooks Florida rejected for having unwanted topics

The state has released titles but has been slow to give examples of the offending material.
Florida Republican leaders allege publishers are trying to indoctrinate children by slipping "unsolicited strategies" and "prohibited topics" into textbooks.
Florida Republican leaders allege publishers are trying to indoctrinate children by slipping "unsolicited strategies" and "prohibited topics" into textbooks. [ DIRK SHADD | Times (2014) ]
Published Apr. 21|Updated Apr. 21

In a move that continues to generate controversy and confusion, the Florida Department of Education has refused to recommend 54 math textbooks to school districts, alleging publishers have tried to indoctrinate students.

Republican leaders said the books either failed to meet Florida’s new standards or contained references to “unsolicited strategies” like social-emotional learning or “prohibited topics” like critical race theory. Social-emotional learning refers to strategies for teaching students how to manage their emotions, develop empathy, solve problems and make decisions.

State officials initially offered no examples of the material they found offensive. But on Thursday they elaborated for the first time, quietly providing a handful of examples they said were brought to their attention by the public during the review process.

The state also has provided titles of the math books that were rejected. The titles are listed below under the names of the companies that published them.

Asterisks denote textbooks that contain references to the unwanted strategies and topics.

K-5 mathematics

Big Ideas Learning

*Florida’s B.E.S.T. Standards for MATH Grade K

*Florida’s B.E.S.T. Standards for MATH Grade 1

Florida’s B.E.S.T. Standards for MATH Grade 2

Florida’s B.E.S.T. Standards for MATH Grade 3

*Florida’s B.E.S.T. Standards for MATH Grade 4

Florida’s B.E.S.T. Standards for MATH Grade 5

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

*HMH Florida’s B.E.S.T. Go Math! (Kindergarten)

HMH Florida’s B.E.S.T. Go Math! (First Grade)

*HMH Florida’s B.E.S.T. Go Math! (Second Grade)

HMH Florida’s B.E.S.T. Go Math! (Third Grade)

HMH Florida’s B.E.S.T. Go Math! (Fourth Grade)

HMH Florida’s B.E.S.T. Go Math! (Fifth Grade)

McGraw Hill

Florida Reveal Math, Grade K

*Florida Reveal Math, Grade 1

Florida Reveal Math, Grade 2

Florida Reveal Math, Grade 3

Florida Reveal Math, Grade 4

*Florida Reveal Math, Grade 5

Savvas Learning Company (formerly Pearson K12 Learning)

enVision Florida B.E.S.T. Mathematics Grade K

*enVision Florida B.E.S.T. Mathematics Grade 1

enVision Florida B.E.S.T. Mathematics Grade 2

enVision Florida B.E.S.T. Mathematics Grade 3

enVision Florida B.E.S.T. Mathematics Grade 4

enVision Florida B.E.S.T. Mathematics Grade 5

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Grade 4 accelerated mathematics

Accelerate Learning

*STEMscopes Florida Math

McGraw Hill

*Florida Reveal Math, Grade 4 Accelerated

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Foundational skills in mathematics 3-5

Accelerate Learning

*STEMscopes Florida Math

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Grade 6 accelerated mathematics

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

HMH Florida’s B.E.S.T. Into Math, Accelerated 6

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Grade 7 mathematics

EdGems Math

Florida EdGems Math Course 2

Savvas Learning Company

enVision Florida B.E.S.T. Mathematics Grade 7

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Grade 7 accelerated mathematics

Math Nation

Math Nation: Florida’s B.E.S.T. 7th Grade Accelerated Math

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Grade 8 mathematics: pre-algebra

EdGems Math

Florida EdGems Math Course 3

McGraw Hill

*Florida Reveal Math Grade 8: Pre-Algebra

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Foundational skills in mathematics 6-8

Carnegie Learning, Inc.

Carnegie Learning FL Foundational Skills in Mathematics 6-8

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Algebra 1

Link-Systems International

Sofia

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Algebra 2

Big Ideas Learning

Florida’s B.E.S.T. Standards for MATH Algebra 2 with CalcChat and CalcView

Link-Systems International

Sofia

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Algebra 2 honors

Math Nation

*Math Nation: Florida’s B.E.S.T. Algebra 2 Honors

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Algebra 1-B

Agile Mind Educational Holdings, Inc.

Intensified Algebra 1 (Vol 2) , 2021 Edition

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Mathematics for data and financial literacy

Savvas Learning Company

*Thinking Quantatively Communicating with Numbers

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Foundational skills in mathematics 9-12

Carnegie Learning, Inc. (dba EMC Publishing & Mondo Ed)

Carnegie Learning FL Foundational Skills in Mathematics 9-12

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Mathematics for college algebra

Savvas Learning Company

*Algebra and Trigonometry

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Precalculus honors

Cengage Learning

*Precalculus with Limits, 8e

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

*Functions Modeling Change

*Precalculus

Savvas Learning Company

*Precalculus

*Precalculus Enhanced with Graphing Utilities

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Geometry

Link-Systems International

Sofia

Math Nation

*Math Nation: Florida’s BEST Geometry

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Mathematics for college statistics

Savvas Learning Company

*Elementary Statistics: Picturing the World

*Stats in Your World

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Probability and statistics honors

Bedford, Freeman and Worth Publishing Group

*Statistics and Probability with Applications

Savvas Learning Company

*Stats Modeling your World

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Mathematics for college liberal arts

Savvas Learning Company

*Thinking Mathematically

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