Date: Oct 25, 2012 2:09 PM
Author: Robert Hansen
Subject: Re: California Algebra

On Oct 25, 2012, at 1:54 PM, Paul Tanner <> wrote:

> This is the way it used to be many years ago.


> What would this business math cover - and how many years? Just one
> year? And by the way, what else would you require? If only one course
> of math, then only one course of English, which by the time one gets
> to high school is a literature course? And what about science? Any
> requirements like biology or chemistry - general science ends in
> middle school, you know. What about social sciences like history?

What did they do many years ago?

> Sounds like you would drastically lower the minimum requirements to
> get a high school diploma, given no vocational high school.
> On Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 12:18 PM, Robert Hansen <> wrote:

>> Business math, like all of use every day. After that it should be elective.
>> Bob Hansen
>> On Oct 25, 2012, at 11:23 AM, Paul Tanner <> wrote:
>> Why don't you tell us what math you would require for high school
>> graduation, given no vocational high schools? It's time for you to
>> tell us - all you do is condemn, but you do not tell us what you would
>> have the math requirements for high school graduation be, given no
>> vocational schools at the high school level? Would you require a
>> minimum of Algebra I?