Support from Jo Boaler for Dr. Laurie Rubel

The attacks that are now being directed at scholars in mathematics education – all of them, to date, women and people of color, are important for our whole community to stop and consider.

The attacks are coming from right wing organizations – Breitbart, Campus Reform, Fox news, who are alerting their followers to scholars who are questioning the status quo. Their followers then respond with threats to jobs and lives. It is no coincidence that the right wing organizations are concerned with mathematics, as maths is the subject that promotes elitism more than others (more on that We need to stand together as a mathematics community to support those being attacked. #MAA2018

Jo Boaler
Professor Mathematics Education
Stanford Graduate School of Education,