We've all seen the jokes about Common Core fails and heard parents lament about not being able to help their children with homework under the complex new math standards, but few people seem to understand what the controversial standards really are.
Who Created It?
The Common Core States Standard (CCSS) is a set of national academic goals set up by a joint effort of the National Governor's Association (NGA) and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), which is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization made up of public officials in the education sector of the government.
Common Core is a prime example of the kind of bureaucratic idiocy that dominates modern government. The math curriculums are convoluted and unnecessarily complicated and the rest of the curriculums
Even though North Dakota’s state legislators have had a robust debate over controversial Common Core education standards the state’s federal delegation has largely stayed silent on the issue. But it seems that Rep. Kevin Cramer is e...
A reader sends the above video: It occurs to me that this isn’t the first time parents like Louis C.K. have been upset about not being able to help their children with their math homework. Remember the New Math movement? Tom Lehrer ...