When was the last time you had occasion in daily life to use that basic first step in introductory algebra? The more math you learn, the more remote it is from real life.
Unless you are saving for retiremtne, buying a house, buying a car, laying out a landscape, putting up shelves, connecting water pipes, etc.
posted on 10/22/2006 7:00:12 AM PDT
by Doctor Stochastic
(Vegetabilisch = chaotisch ist der Charakter der Modernen. - Friedrich Schlegel)
To: Doctor Stochastic
"Unless you are saving for retiremtne, buying a house, buying a car, laying out a landscape, putting up shelves, connecting water pipes, etc."
The public schools that think math and reading skills are unimportant are the reason for outsourcing. The students they graduate are too stupid to work in todays factories.
Moron labor has been replaced by machines and the operators of them have to understand how to program them.
That takes reading and advanced math.
These "self esteem" diploma's qualify them for "self esteem" jobs. Which means something they can handle, like burger flipper!
posted on 10/22/2006 8:03:20 AM PDT
(Demonrats want the Gays out of Congress.....stand back and let them purge their base.)
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