When it Comes to Common Core, Read the Fine Print
Minnesota Advocates and Champions for Children
This is a good read and puts in clear perspective how Common Core is dumbing down our education system — I thought the idea was to be competitive with other nations?
When It Comes to Common Core, Read the Fine Print
by Dr. Peg Luksik
It’s advice that most of us have learned to follow the hard way. It’s easy to get caught up in a well-crafted sales pitch, and just overlook the parts that are “too good to be true.”But when we are dealing with the futures of our children, we need to stop and actually read the fine print under Common Core’s aggressive marketing campaign.Let’s start with a fundamental contradiction in the marketing message.
The proponents of Common Core sell their program by telling us…
…about the children of our military who often must transfer from one school to another. These children, we are told, need every school…
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