Teaching math to black students should be abolished, because “minorities keep failing it” ?

As Tammy wrote in “The New Thought Police,” racism, sexism and homophobia live on the Left.

Via College Fix.

The chancellor of the California community college system has stated that institutions’ algebra requirements are “the biggest barrier” for “underemployed or unemployed Americans,” and as such is … a civil rights issue.

According to NPR, Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley is “among a growing number of educators who view intermediate algebra as an obstacle to students obtaining their credentials — particularly in fields that require no higher level math skills.”….

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  1. Vintageport says:

    Algebra is part of the high school curriculum, at least it used to be. Sigh… More dumbing down of American youth by reinforcing the false narrative that they can’t go it alone. But don’t worry, they reassure them, we have a solution. Please join us out on the plantation and see the “Better Deal” we have for you. http://www.breitbart.com/news/the-latest-democrats-offer-better-deal-in-populist-pitch/

  2. MACVEL says:

    Idea is to make people as stupid as possible, and to feel proud of their stupidity. That makes it easier to rule over them.

  3. Alain41 says:

    Is this Woke?

    Rene Descartes was a significant contributor to modern algebra.
    I think, therefore I am.
    Au revoir Rene.

  4. [email protected] says:

    I forgot Highschool Algebra. I never used it in life. I think I got a crummy NYC public school education including no geography.

  5. [email protected] says:

    Nevertheless good math and science & computer education is, in my opinion, very important.

  6. hektor says:

    Why not just waive the requirement to attend class at all and just hand out summa cume laude degrees to all the people who cannot get past 3rd grade math?

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