Wee need to repeal Common Core, so that local curriculum is not mandated by Washington bureaucrats.
Ted, don't forget that Common Core requires students to learn Arabic Numbers.
CC isn't federal. It's been adopted by individual states.
Why are we listening to the Canadian?
As I'm sure you are aware from your extensive research on the subject, quoting here: "Fact: The Common Core is not a curriculum. It is a clear set of shared goals and expectations for what knowledge and skills will help our ...
students succeed. Local teachers, principals, superintendents, and others will decide how the standards are to be met. Teachers will continue to devise lesson plans and tailor instruction to the individual needs of the students in their classrooms."
Hey guys! I have an idea! Let's make math harder on the kids! OK!
Who would ever want to be better at math?
eLuc: Now remember, math is made up and has nothing to do with how the world works. It's useless for them to learn. Why make it hard?
Common Core doesn't make American kids better at math. You realize that a basketball player is the Secretary of Education is the same guy that ruined Chicago education, right?
We should also do all we can to expand educational choices for parents and children and allow every child access to a quality education, regardless of race, class, or zip code.
Number 9 of 10 critical priorities for the 2015 Republican Congress.