Wiskunde is in Californië geen exact vak meer

The concept of mathematics being purely objective is unequivocally false, and teaching it is even much less so,” a document for the “Equitable Math” toolkit read. “Upholding the idea that there are always right and wrong answers perpetuate objectivity as well as fear of open conflict.”

At the time, the reforming of mathematics received intense backlash. In December 2021, hundreds of science and math professors signed a letter of “open concern” regarding the change.

“Subjecting the children of our largest state to such an experiment is the height of irresponsibility,” the letter said.

Kortom, in Californië krijgen in de toekomst foutieve antwoorden ook goede punten. Kwestie van de veelgeprezen inclusiviteit te bevorderen en kinderen-met-minder-kansen een steuntje in de rug te geven.