If you haven’t seen it already, check out Stephen Colbert’s clip from last night on the Common Core:
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The important issue here is when it is necessary, or appropriate, to question a professional opinion. What research supports the common core? Who regulates it? Is it affected by the issues that concern a business platform: deadline pushing, streamlining for immediate visual appeal, marketing?
As a teacher who has been in the system awhile, what are your feelings on Common Core?