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Mark: I was failing math once, and the teacher made a smart girl come over and tutor me, and she was wearing a tight shirt, and I got a boner. Does that count? ”
Professor Graves: Ms. Coleman, why don’t you solve the equation on the board?
[back to Katherine’s parents with her principal and teacher]
Ms. Sumner: We took up a collection amongst the teachers and such. It’s not a lot, but it’s enough to help get you settled in.
Younger Joylette Coleman: That’s more than kind, Ms. Sumner.”
Ms. Sumner: It’s the only school past the eighth grade anywhere near here.
[we see young Katherine sitting outside talking to herself as she does math calculations]
Young Katherine Coleman: Isosceles. Scalene. Equilateral. Rhombus. Trapezoid.
Joshua Coleman: Katherine’s in the sixth grade.
Ms. Sumner: They want to take her early.
Young Katherine Coleman: Tetrahedron. Dodecahedron.
Marion Smithson: They’re offering a full scholarship. All you have to do is get there.”
Chase: Calc's boring. I like practical applications.”
Elton: What’s seven times seven?
Cher: Stuff she knows!”
Blanca: And I will say, with *that* they are doing a very good job.
Mike Baxter: Why are they teaching him Spanish in the first grade?
Vanessa Baxter: Well, honey, it's a bilingual school. The teacher says everything in English and then says it again in Spanish.
Mike Baxter: So you work twice as hard to learn half as much.
Vanessa Baxter: Or they are learning twice as much because they're learning another language.
Mike Baxter: How do they even understand 'twice as much' if there's no time for math?”
Mr. Rothwell: Hey, she failed the test — what do you want me to do about it?
Zelda: But the circumstances were unfair!
Mr. Rothwell: Look, if it makes you feel better, you can blame this on me. But I think we both know these problems start at home.
Zelda: What problems?
Mr. Rothwell: Hey, if the kid can’t master the quadratic equation, that says to me: dysfunctional family.”
Diaz: Because you called it 'Funky Cats and Their Feisty Stats.'”
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