On Tue, 13 Dec 2005 20:27:33 +0000 (UTC), "Alun Harford" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>So why isn't Mathematics taught in schools? Because it requires >*understanding* and that's harder to test.
The first may be right these days. I would have argued with you 35 years back. The second is not the reason for the first. The reason is political, absolutely out of control of the teachers, who here are by and large university graduates in the areas they teach.