"The Board has determined, after extensive study, that the study of polynomials is inappropriate curriculum for Texas schools. Do we really want, or need, to have our children learning about these sorts of things?" When asked what prompted the board's decision, Cahill replied: "I know you liberal media types are going to say we're prejudiced, but polynomials are a clear threat to traditional marriage. We do not want our children learning about them in school."You heard it here first, folks.
Friday, October 15, 2010
Texas State Board of Education Repudiates Polynomials
The Texas State Board of Education (ironically among the least educated people in the state, which is saying something) is apparently preparing to remove polynomials from the curriculum. The Chairman of the Board, Brenda Cahill, had this to say: