Most Parents Can’t Do Math or Science Beyond a 6th Grade Level

Are you smarter than a 6th grader? When it comes to math and science, probably not. A recent survey found that 42% of U.S. parents would place their math knowledge no higher than the 6th grade level, and 35% said the same about science.That doesn’t bode well for kids who are enrolled in distance or hybrid learning this year.

72% of parents surveyed said they plan to actually learn math and science alongside their kids so they can help them with their homework. Get this ... 4 in 10 parents surveyed couldn’t even identify what the acronym STEM stands for (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) (SWNS)