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Common Core Driving Parents to the Ballot Box

By on April 18, 2014
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Erick Erickson from RedState.com has a great article about the problems with Common Core. He lists numerous problems, but then gets to the one problem that Common Core was supposed to solve – and that is math. Instead, it has become a source of confusion and frustration as students attempt to explain obvious answers (Why does 1+1=2? Because it just does!) and parents feel helpless because they did not learn math under Common Core.

And Erickson brings up a final point. Expect this to be a big issue in state and local elections next year. This will drive parents to the ballot box like few issues can. Look for parents to give the technocrats who created Common Core a good old fashioned spanking.

You can read the full article here… http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2014/04/18/the_common_core_problem.html

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