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Logical explanation please???   The Serious You: How Current Events Affect You

Started Dec-24 by WALTER784; 1942 views.
WALTER784

From: WALTER784

Dec-24

Ontario Schools Will No Longer Require Teachers to Pass Math Proficiency Test Due to ‘Racial Disparities’

By Cassandra Fairbanks
Published December 22, 2021 at 9:45am

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has deemed math proficiency tests for teachers “unconstitutional” due to “racial disparities.”
 
As one social media commentator aptly pointed out, Ontario teachers no longer need to pass basic math in order to teach basic math.
 
The court ruled that because non-white teachers are less likely to pass the math test, it should no longer be required.
 
The Daily Caller reports that “schools in Ontario had previously offered candidates the opportunity to retake the test multiple times, but the court ruled that ‘racialized teacher candidates who have been disproportionately unsuccessful on the MPT should not have to keep retaking the test.'”
 
Obviously, as was pointed out in court, students learn more from teachers who understand the subject that they are teaching. However, the court ruled that it was more important to have diversity in the classroom.
 
“Racialized students benefit from being taught by racialized teachers,” the court decision stated. “The deleterious effects of the MPT on racialized teacher candidates who have been unsuccessful in the test outweighs its benefits.”
 
According to the Ottawa Citizen, “the test has 50 mathematics content questions and 21 questions about math pedagogy. The applicant has to score 70 per cent on both parts to pass.”
 
“Racialized teacher candidates have gone through an education system in which they have suffered discrimination and disadvantage,” the decision said. “The candidates are then required to take ‘high stakes’ standardized tests which the available data shows they are more likely to fail.”

Ontario Schools Will No Longer Require Teachers to Pass Math Proficiency Test Due to 'Racial Disparities' (thegatewaypundit.com)

FWIW

 

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From: Showtalk

Dec-24

If it’s exactly as the article says it doesn’t make sense.  Anyone teaching a subject must be proficient in it or they can’t teach it.

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From: Showtalk

Dec-24

This covers teachers who are out of their areas of expertise up to Grade 6. It doesn’t mean they will be hired to teach math, but apparently they could be. They should not be though. This document at least makes some sense out of it.

https://www.otffeo.on.ca/en/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2021/12/2021-12-16-OTCC-v-Ontario-FINAL-signed-by-all.pdf

Well, give them another 30 years and jobs that pay a living wage will all be outsourced to places like India and China because the next generation of kids will be unemployable, having not been taught math and science.

All sorts of ripple effects will happen when the education system is monkeyed with, and rising generational poverty and lower standards of living are the bitter legacy of such shenanigans.

WALTER784

From: WALTER784

Dec-25

Well, there were several words in that article which caught my eye... diversity/diverse, equity and racialized teachers...

And so I looked up what racialized teachers were and discovered that they're just racist teachers to usher in CRT...

Read the entire 235 page thesis from 2013 here... Hopson_Robin_L_201311_PhD_thesis.pdf (utoronto.ca)

One quip in particular from page 10 helps describe it...

>>>Racialization is understood as being the act of assigning specific meanings to groups on the basis of people’s physical differences even though “race” has been proved to be “a purely imaginary social fabrication” (Ng, 2003, p.210). Referring to these individuals as “racialized” persons aims to underscore the act of how we choose to see, perceive, and conceptualize race in one another and throughout our society. It is the process of objectifying individuals based on characteristics of race (Chan, 2007).<<<

Bottom line: It's dumbing down teachers which will eventually lead to dumbed down students! The exact opposite of what they're attempting to claim their goal to achieve is!!!

FWIW

WALTER784

From: WALTER784

Dec-29

This one says it quite easily...

FWIW

 

And that indicates that American economic prosperity is in its twilight, soon to become a footnote in history as the schools continue to churn out unemployable young adults.

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From: Showtalk

Dec-31

Dumbing down has been going on a long time. I remember when they lowered the standards for the SAT to the point it’s now meaningless.

Showtalk said:

Dumbing down has been going on a long time. I remember when they lowered the standards for the SAT to the point it’s now meaningless.

and dumbing down is why we see so many young adults struggling to survive in the lowest paid service industries - waiters, cooks, cashiers, and others who get the brunt of inconvenienced Karens.

And Covid really hit those industries hard. Sadly we won't have enough technically qualified people to keep a high tech world of the future actually functional, so the door is open for our future Chinese overlords to show up and throw people a few small scraps that fall from the masters' table and exploit that lack of education.

Also dumbing down makes an entire population far more susceptible to anti-science conspiracy theories and pseudoscience and other nonsense that will quickly rush in to fill that vacuum

WALTER784

From: WALTER784

Dec-31

$1,661.87 in cats (ROCKETMAN_S) said...

American economic prosperity is in its twilight, soon to become a footnote in history as the schools continue to churn out unemployable young adults.

That's Trump's fault... (* ROFLMAO *)

But sadly, it's our liberal socialistic education system that is destroying our kids futures... and they've been slowly and gradually doing it for at least the past 35 ~ 40 or more years.

FWIW

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