1. Post #1
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    Fox News posted:
    NORCROSS, Ga. Angry parents called for an apology after a Georgia elementary school set a math assignment that used questions about slavery and beatings, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.

    Parents of third grade students at Beaver Ridge Elementary School, Norcross, were outraged after their children brought home a math worksheet featuring questions such as "Each tree had 56 oranges. If eight slaves pick them equally, then how much would each slave pick?"

    They were also asked, "If Frederick got two beatings per day, how many beatings did he get in one week?"

    Christopher Braxton, whose eight-year-old son was given the worksheet, told WSB-TV he was "furious" when he read the homework.

    "Something like this shouldn't be imbedded into a kid of the third, fourth, fifth, any grade," another parent, Terrance Barnett, added. "I'm having to explain to my eight year old why slavery or slaves or beatings are in a math problem. That hurts."

    School district officials said teachers who wrote the paper were not trying to offend anyone but were just trying to incorporate history into the math lesson.

    "Clearly, they did not do as good of a job as they should have done," district spokeswoman Sloan Roach told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. "It was just a poorly written question."

    Beaver Ridge's principal Jose DeJesus promised to offer more training for staff and help teachers come up with more appropriate questions.

    But parents said the school has not gone far enough and are calling for an apology and diversity training for teachers and officials.

    "I think the teachers should be reprimanded for using that poor judgment, and an apology should be made," community activist Jennifer Falk said. "But the bigger question is how could something like this happen?"

    Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/01/08...#ixzz1ivS4NftM
    They were also asked, "If Frederick got two beatings per day, how many beatings did he get in one week?"
    Oh Georgia.
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    How did they even come up with this shit?

    I'd be pissed if my child's assignments had questions like these.
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    14. He got 14 beatings. And he took them like a man...
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    What would have really shocked me is if it was complex math, but unsurprisingly it's elementary.

  5. Post #5
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    Jesus Christ, I thought Georgia couldnt make the rest of the south look metropolitan in comparison.
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    What the actual fuck
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  7. Post #7
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    Dennab
    January 2006
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    just imagine being black in Georgia...
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    "Hmm... we need to get kids learning more about history... why don't we involve history in math problems?"
    "Perfect! I'll get right on it."
    Later...
    1. Hitler wants to kill all of the Jews. Which of the following methods would kill 6 million people the fastest?
    - - - -
    2. There were lots of gay orgies in ancient Rome. How many dicks could Caesar fit in his body, if the average ancient Roman dick was 2 inches thick? Here's a list of the holes in the human body and how wide they are.
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    Dennab
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    just imagine being black in Georgia...
    Imagine not being black in Georgia.
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    "Hmm... we need to get kids learning more about history... why don't we involve history in math problems?"
    "Perfect! I'll get right on it."
    Later...
    1. Hitler wants to kill all of the Jews. Which of the following methods would kill 6 million people the fastest?
    - - - -
    2. There were lots of gay orgies in ancient Rome. How many dicks could Caesar fit in his body, if the average ancient Roman dick was 2 inches thick? Here's a list of the holes in the human body and how wide they are.
    More like:

    "Homosexuality is spreading at an exponential rate modeled by the equation ___. How long until the entire state of Georgia is doomed?"
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    The South, why do you do stupid stuff like this so the rest of the world whom isn't smart enough to realize the U.S isn't all uniform thinks we are as dumb as you!
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    If georgia corrupted third graders with racism, how many black people would die a week?
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    just imagine being black in Georgia...
    its the exact same thing as being white except no one respects you
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    If Roger didn't work for the white man for 2 days, how much beating would he receive?

    None, he was executed for not following standard procedure

       this was a joke btw   
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    its the exact same thing as being white except no one respects you
    That doesn't sound exactly the same..

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    Yeah, we're kind of the best state in the south-east.
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    Ah home; I so miss Georgia and it's controversial antics.
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    Third grade students? Seriously? That's fucked up.
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    Uhh... there's a hell of a lot of math problems they could have come up with, and that's what they go with?

  20. Post #20
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    Wasn't nazi germany doing that as well ?

    Making math problems like this one except the kid had to calculate how much money the state was wasting in helping mentally or physically disabled people.
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    God damn, even more so because it's for 3rd graders.

  22. Post #22
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    If the slaves rise up in revolt, how many white slave owners do they kill before they gain their freedom?
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    The South, why do you do stupid stuff like this so the rest of the world whom isn't smart enough to realize the U.S isn't all uniform thinks we are as dumb as you!
    One hell of a massive brain fart you had there.
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  24. Post #24
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    I thought it was something like "find all roots for this 34'th degree polynomial"

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    So it was dumb teachers who made a test.
    Why are we dumping on the entire state these people were from?

    Edited:

    Not reading the OP should be bannable in Sensationalist Headlines.
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  26. Post #26
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    We tried some Russian book in class once, there were math problems relating to two kids throwing bricks at each other.
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    "If Frederick got two beatings per day, how many beatings did he get in one week?"
    Not enough, if that's what you're asking.

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    We tried some Russian book in class once, there were math problems relating to two kids throwing bricks at each other.
    Until you said math problems I thought a class was finally reading Dostoevsky. Got my hopes up for nothing. :(
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    We tried some Russian book in class once, there were math problems relating to two kids throwing bricks at each other.
    That's great, I want a copy.

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    14. He got 14 beatings.


    HA HA HA HA HA
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    I make sexist and racist jokes all the time yet,i still support the feminist movement and the rights of blacks.
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    2. There were lots of gay orgies in ancient Rome. How many dicks could Caesar fit in his body, if the average ancient Roman dick was 2 inches thick? Here's a list of the holes in the human body and how wide they are.
    Filthy fascist liberal Nazi Communist godless Satanistic atheist,how dare you expose such blasphemous thoughts to our children?!

    More like:

    "Homosexuality is spreading at an exponential rate modeled by the equation ___. How long until the entire state of Georgia is doomed?"
    Very interesting mathematical problem.
    But do not worry my brother,soon we shall kill all these abominations before they infest our god loving state!
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    Damnit Frederick get your shit together!
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    I thought it said "Georgia Students Given Salary Based Math Problems", and i thought "wow, thats pretty cool and progressive, since those students will need that alot in the future."

    I should of gotten the hint where it said "Georgia"...
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    Elijah has 20 slaves. How many votes does he have?
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    Dennab
    July 2007
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    America gets rid of Georgia for being a shitty state
    How many states does America have
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    America gets rid of Georgia for being a shitty state
    How many states does America have
    49 whippings
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  37. Post #37
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    Shit I heard about this the other day. -sigh- The state I live in...

    Edited:

    America gets rid of Georgia for being a shitty state
    How many states does America have
    Pfft well a howdy-do-fuck-you to you too.

    Edited:

    Elijah has 20 slaves. How many votes does he have?
    13, counting himself.

  38. Post #38
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    What would have really shocked me is if it was complex math, but unsurprisingly it's elementary.
    it was being taught in an elementary school

    were you learning calculus in 3rd grade? no?

    i can't believe the school is actually trying to defend this
    there's literally no fucking reason for this to be on a test

  39. Post #39
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    I feel as if the entire state of georgia is making a cooperative effort to troll the rest of the states
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    just imagine being black in Georgia...
    it's not so bad in atlanta and the metro atlanta area