Why are parents revolting against the Common Core? Start with the English curriculum

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

My wife and I recently attended a coffee klatch to discuss the Common Core with our state senator. A teacher stood up and said, with a tremble in her voice and a tear in her eye:

"If parents knew what the Common Core is doing to the classroom, there would be a revolt."

What is happening to the classroom as a result of the Common Core? If you would like an answer to this question, spend some time with the English Language Arts (ELA) materials on the New York State Education Department (NYSED) website.

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