David Coleman, head of the College Board and co-creator of the Common Core Standards, has been famous for his comment about student writing, “People don’t give a sh_t about what you feel or what you think” (see video embedded below).
Add a second miscue to a letter he sent out yesterday about the Parkland shooting which, among other things, included this gem criticizing shooting survivor’s Emma Gonzalez well-known speech:
“I do not write today to endorse Emma’s every word. Her speech may have benefited from a less partisan approach and an attempt to better understand the positions of gun rights proponents.”
You can read more about it at Ed Week’s article, College Board Accused of Using Parkland Shootings for Self-Promotion.
Here’s a video of his first well-known gaffe: