If you missed previous summations, here is another most excellent one :

WHY EVERY SINGLE PARENT HATES COMMON CORE

Seriously, pick up the phone and berate your legislator why he/ she allowed this to go forward… You may not be able to change the past, but you can sure change the future….

COMMON CORE

This article is so easy to read and so well expressed.  I just had to ask permssion of the author to repost it here.   Read the original– and see the great embedded videos– at  The Federalist.

TOP TEN THINGS PARENTS HATE ABOUT COMMON CORE

By Joy Pullmann

This is the year new national Common Core tests kick in, replacing state tests in most locales, courtesy of an eager Obama administration and the future generation’s tax dollars. It’s also the first year a majority of people interviewed tell pollsters they’ve actually heard of Common Core, four years after bureaucrats signed our kids onto this complete overhaul of U.S. education.

1. The Senseless, Infuriating Math

Common Core has impressed everyone from Bill Gates to U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan. So why do 62 percent of parents think it’s a bad idea? For one, they can count. But their kids can’t.

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