Politico is at it again. Paid agenda at work.
Kevin Glynn writes:
“The children in this school are on iPads 75% of the day. The teacher is paid to promote Common Core. The teacher also makes the claim these standards are helping the students to become college and career ready- without a shred of evidence. The teacher also makes the bizarre claim, “Common Core has third-graders read more non-fiction and write about what they read, as opposed to writing their own stories.” Sorry, but narrative writing is (and should be) a part of the Common Core. And I truly enjoyed reading the statement about mental math, “instills important problem-solving and collaboration skills early in their education.” A statement not supported by Common Core standards because at no point in Common Core are students ever tasked with memorizing subtraction facts.
I could go on, but if these paid shills continue…
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