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Rand Paul’s wife posts anti-trans tweet claiming ‘Chinese third graders’ are learning ‘calculus’

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  • The wife of Kentucky Republican Senator Rand Paul has been criticized for posting a Twitter rant that mocked transgender people and claimed“Chinese third graders” are learning “calculus.”
  • In her tweet, Kelley Paul compares education in the U.S. to education in China by saying that while Chinese third graders are learning “multi-variable calculus,” those in the U.S. are learning “that ‘men can have babies.’”
  • Paul posted the tweet on March 30, a day before International Transgender Day of Visibility, which celebrates transgender people and raises awareness about anti-trans discrimination.
  • Many Twitter users criticized Paul for posting unsupported claims and “perpetuating harmful stereotypes.”

Kelley Paul, the wife of Kentucky Republican Senator Rand Paul, has been criticized for posting a Twitter rant on March 30 that mocks transgender people and claims that “Chinese third graders” are learning “multi-variable calculus.”

Paul posted the tweet a day before International Transgender Day of Visibility, which celebrates transgender people and raises awareness about the discrimination they face worldwide.

Father in China begs police to arrest him because his daughter couldn’t solve a math problem

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A Chinese father publicly broke down in the middle of a road because his child could not solve a mathematics equation.

The breakdown: A resident of Kunshan in Jiangsu eastern China laid down in the middle of a road as he begged police to detain him because his daughter failed to solve a simple math problem, reported South China Morning Post

Trump Supporters Are Reportedly Ditching Their MAGA Hats for Andrew Yang

In 2016, the “Make America Great Again” slogan and the merchandise that bore it became a cultural phenomenon. Now, some former Trump supporters are reportedly ditching their MAGA hats for Andrew Yang’s MATH hats.

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‘Philippine Big Brother’ Contestant Giving THE NERDIEST Response to a Question is TV Gold

A new contestant on Filipino reality show “Pinoy Big Brother” is going viral for his complicated response to an otherwise simple question during his brief Q&A with the show’s hosts.  

PBB, which is the official Philippines’ version of the popular CBS show “Big Brother,” has recently added eight more adults to the existing contestant lineup for the show’s “Camp Star Hunt” event.

Jeff Bezos Uses ‘Singaporean Math’ To Make His Kids Smarter

When it comes to his children’s education, Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, has spared no expense.

“We tried all sorts of things,” said McKenzie Bezos in a parenting tell-all Vogue, “including off-season travel, kitchen-science experiments, chicken incubation, Mandarin lessons, the Singapore math program, and lots of clubs and sports with other neighborhood kids.”

Teen Math Whiz to Receive a Master’s Degree Before Even Finishing High School

A 17-year-old high school senior will be receiving her Master’s degree even before she gets her high school diploma a month from now.

Stephanie Mui will receive her Master of Science degree in mathematics at George Mason University on Saturday, making her the university’s youngest graduateEven more impressive is the fact that Mui has already earned her Associate of Science degree and her Bachelor of Science degree as well.

Ruthless Father Dangles Son Over River For Not Doing His Math Homework

A father from China definitely went over the top with his strategy for how to effectively tutor a child.

The merciless father from Meishan in Sichuan province came under attack after a video of him dangling his son over a river went viral. Many people would assume that the 7-year-old boy was being punished for bad behavior. However, the father was apparently trying to force the boy to practice his math skills and do his homework.

Hong Kong’s Teenage Math Prodigy Becomes UCLA Professor

March Tian Boedihardjo is an 18-year-old, Hong Kong-born, Indonesian-Chinese genius who recently finished his doctorate program to become an associate professor of Math at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

The young prodigy, who began his university education at the very young age of nine, is set to begin his three-year contract with UCLA this year, according to Apple Daily (via Coconuts Hong Kong). 

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