Try digitalPLUS for 10 days for only $0.99

Topics

Educators
No to Common Core and corporate classrooms
No to Common Core and corporate classrooms

After reading The Sun's editorial, "Ready for kindergarten?" (May 24), I didn't know whether to laugh or cry at the absurdity of the editorial board's take on the Common Core and their belief that more vigorous testing and even earlier intervention is the answer to student success down the road. Is your 4-year-old performing "up to snuff"? What exactly is a 4-year-old supposed to be doing except playing and socializing with others? Who sets the standards for success these kids are supposed to meet? Is The Sun aware that Common Core is the brainchild of a small group of corporate executives like Bill Gates and certain testing/textbook companies that...

Loading

84°