A top Manhattan middle school sent parents into a rage when it announced that it was junking accelerated math classes — and agreed to hold meetings first amid the backlash. In what some families ripped as the Department of Education’s latest smothering of advanced academics, Lab Middle School for Collaborative Studies principal Megan Adams emailed parents that “we will no longer have leveled math courses at Lab Middle School.”...Former Lab teacher Maggie Feurtado, who founded the program roughly a decade ago before retiring this year, said she was “simply appalled” by the weekend announcement. “This is all in the name of equity,” she told The Post. “And it’s likely coming from above. But it’s misguided. Having everyone in the same class hurts everybody.” READ MORE AT https://nypost.com/2021/06/08/parents-panic-as-top-nyc-school-to-end-advanced-math-program/
AND PREVIOUSLY...THE MATH IS RACIST WOKENESS has been updated here: John McWhorter: ‘Hyper Woke’ People Are Just Racists Hiding Behind Language--MORE AT https://thefederalist.com/2021/04/24/john-mcwhorter-hyper-woke-people-are-just-racists-hiding-behind-language/
AND IN OREGON....BUT OF COURSE...Oregon promotes teacher program that seeks to undo 'racism in mathematics'
A toolkit includes a list of ways 'white supremacy culture' allegedly 'infiltrates math classrooms'--The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) recently encouraged teachers to register for training that encourages "ethnomathematics" and argues, among other things, that White supremacy manifests itself in the focus on finding the right answer.An ODE newsletter sent last week advertises a Feb. 21 "Pathway to Math Equity Micro-Course," which is designed for middle school teachers to make use of a toolkit for "dismantling racism in mathematics." READ MORE AT https://www.foxnews.com/us/oregon-education-math-white-supremacy
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