Slavery Math Problems Outrage Parents

School asks students to tally slave deaths and whippings

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff

Posted Feb 22, 2013 3:23 PM CST

(Newser) – Some New York City teachers have found themselves in hot water over a math assignment for fourth graders featuring questions like, "In a slave ship, there can be 3,799 slaves. One day, the slaves took over the ship. 1,897 are dead. How...   Read full story »


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