Scientists and mathematicians, numbering over 1,400, signed an open letter critical of California’s so-called reforms to its state mathematics curriculum. As the Daily Caller News Foundation reported, scientists and mathematicians oppose the changes. They cited…
ACT Math & English Scores Down
If you can add up the columns on this page and read the text, odds are you’re probably not a recent high school grad.
Colleges & Universities Cutting Math & Science
Unfortunately, what they are excising are the courses many outside academe might consider most valuable.
Math is Too Masculine, Professor Alleged in Journal Article
Mathematics is too masculine, said a professor at Vanderbilt in a journal article.
College Administrator: Algebra Prevents Advancement of Students
Algebra is apparently a huge impediment to advancing in community college, at least to one community college chancellor.
Professor Called for Resignation of ‘White Cis’ Men
‘White cis’ (i.e. cisgender) males should resign from their positions of power and let women of color and ‘trans people’ take charge, wrote one professor at Hawaii.
Teach for America Offers Course on How to Teach Social Justice in Math
Social justice is making its way into middle school math curriculum, thanks to Teach for America.
Is The Academy Embracing Fake Math?
‘Fair division’ is apparently being taught at colleges like Rutgers University, which some could consider ‘fake math.’
As New York Schoolchildren Get Older, They Do Worse on Math
From School Reform News: Results of 2016 state testing data indicate 44 percent of New York 3rd graders were proficient in math, yet only 24 percent of 8th graders reached proficiency. The contrast is especially…
University President Awarded for Promoting Diversity after His School Eliminates Math Graduation Requirement
Roy Wilson, president of Wayne State University, was honored with a civil rights award for his work promoting diversity, which included the elimination of mathematics course requirement for graduation.