The Common Core Standards: The Chatter vs. The Truth


The Chatter Recent soundbytes have offered continued opposition to the use of the common core standards in public schools. Everyone from President Trump to the cashier at the local grocery store has managed to form an opinion about why we should or should not be using the common core standards. Interestingly enough, it is highly unlikely that those most vocal in their opposition, truly understand what the common core actually is. Many believe it is the federal government’s way of imposing undue influence in educational decisions that are constitutionally granted to  individual states. Others question the need to change the methods [...]