Quote of the Week: 'I’ve never used algebra.'

"When was the last time you used algebra? We’re teaching our kids stuff they’ll never use, ever. I’ve never used algebra."

—Candidate Ed Brantley, a longtime radio broadcaster who’s running for the 11th District seat on Knox County Commission, responding to a question about Common Core standards on WNFZ’s morning talk show, The Rude Awakening.

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