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Do the math — Common Core = a massive, risky experiment on your kids

common-core21In some ways Common Core amounts to a massive experiment with our children – an experiment we think the states would be wise to reconsider.

Hidden in Common Core is the real objective – presenting the minimal amount of material that high-school graduates need to be able to enter the work force in an entry-level job, or to enroll in a community college with a reasonable expectation of avoiding a remedial math course.

There is no preparation for anything more, such as entering a university (not a community college) with a reasonable expectation of being able to skip the entry-level courses.

(Virtually no university student who has to take an entry-level math course ever gets a degree in a technical area such as the hard sciences, engineering, economics, statistics, or mathematics.)

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  1. Pingback: … You need to See this New Math video [part of " Common Core, " I think] … « Lake Erie Conservative

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