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If Tim Hudak says 1 job is 8 jobs + math skills = job requirement, why hire Hudak?

Well, this is ironic. During the Ontario election debate, PC leader Tim Hudak — whose “million jobs plan” has been whittled down to “closer to 50,000 jobs” after economists exposed a mixture of glaring math errors and dishonest claims riddled throughout — made the staggering claim that he had some ideas on how to make kids in […]

June 4, 2014

Well, this is ironic.

During the Ontario election debate, PC leader Tim Hudak — whose “million jobs plan” has been whittled down to “closer to 50,000 jobs” after economists exposed a mixture of glaring math errors and dishonest claims riddled throughout — made the staggering claim that he had some ideas on how to make kids in Ontario better at math.

Attacking what he calls “discovery math,” a teaching method emphasizing individualized approaches to problem solving and understanding…