American curriculum that embodied this country's values,
i.e. Giving a stakeholder a job to write a local version.
On the other hand I had to memorise stuff from a terrible series of books through high school written by a couple of teachers with political connections and didn't actually get to understand high school calculus properly until university - suddenly it made sense from first principles instead of just regurgitating bits of the textbooks. The library had those old books that didn't muck about.