Math Skills Show Little Growth

Testing of American fourth- and eighth-graders shows that only four out of 10 are proficient in mathematics, a figure that has not improved since 2007. What do you think?

"Oh, no. All of our high-paying jobs differentiating between parallelograms and rhombuses are sure to go to the Chinese."

Ann Gaddis • Fan-Blade Aligner


"Well, duh. Everyone knows history is where it's at."

Patrick Fanning • Galvanizer

"Oh hell, when is the real world ever going to have any use for today’s American kids anyway?"

Steve Weid • Systems Analyst