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Mathematical reform

Hollie Newton • Feb 20, 2014 at 7:30 AM

50 years ago, 1964: Sandusky's public school kids grades one through four got the "new math". The kids love it said elementary superintendent Dorothy Shaffer, because "they are learning to discover and create mathematics instead of merely memorizing it."

25 years ago, 1989:  County officials unwilling to make recommended budget cuts should be required to publicly explain their reasoning, the Erie County Commissioners said. The cuts were an effort to correct the county's $1.1 million deficit.

10 years ago, 2004: Decorizons would move from its location on Columbus Avenue to The Stone House on Perkins Avenue because of the Sandusky State Theatre's expansion. The framing shop originally opened in downtown Sandusky in 1977.

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