That Other Roach in Florida

The Innumeracy of Educators, or Mark Twain Was Right

Just for fun, here’s a selection of a few of the problems from the 2006 math test given to tenth graders, the one where Mr. Roach didn’t know how to answer any of them, and “Not a single one of [his friends] said that the math I described was necessary in their profession.” See if you’re smarter than a Florida school board member

2 thoughts on “That Other Roach in Florida

  1. doesn’t include anyone who knows how to work with percentages, statistics, or the sort of rudimentary algebra used in spreadsheets

    Diversity is admission for reason of disqualification. Uncle Al says, “Although most politicians are born liars and stupid, they aren’t elected to be stupid.”

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