Common Core I doth protest too much

I’m curious as to the backlash on the Common Core curriculum. No Child Left Behind was arguably as disruptive as CC, but I don’t recall bills being introduced because Montana didn’t like the government interference or the unproven standards. One comment in the article really drew my attention. “…new educational standards by Montanans for Montanans.” I really dislike that thinking- Montana is not in a vacuum. Our population does not exist, or interact, solely with itself. It’s time we recognized and acted on that.…/article_4892e237-8c84-53cb-92d…

By Dan Granot

I chose the Shorter Whitman because of his work, "Song of Myself" and because of my self-deprecating sense of humor. I am under no illusion that I can write successful essays or poetry, but I have been known to write them anyway.

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