Fed Up: States Dropping Common Core
Freedom Outpost – Melissa Melton – 4/2/2014
Yesterday, Oklahoma took the first step in potentially following suit, as the state’s Senate passed a bill to repeal Common Core on similar grounds, citing that education standards should be set at the local and state levels instead of being set outside of democratic process by Bill Gates’ money.
became the first state to
administer statewide Common Core initiative testing this week, some families
practiced their own brand of civil disobedience by opting out. Three New York Brooklyn
schools saw as many as 70% of their students refuse to take the
As I previously reported back in December, a group of eight
For a program that’s supposed to make kids “college ready,” in the real world, taking the time to perform over 100 utterly pointless, ridiculous, time-consuming steps to do something that would normally (and much more simply and efficiently) be completed in just two isn’t exactly considered a desirable trait in a potential job candidate.