Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
I know you must be pleased that the Common Core standards have been adopted in 46 states.
And now as president of the College Board, you will be able to align the content of the SAT with the Common Core.
But David, the Common Core is becoming a laughing stock at the same time that it has become Official Government Dogma.
Read this in the Washington Post from a writer who ridicules the 70-30% rationing of informational text to literature.
Maybe you will brush that off, and say it is the usual lefty rant about all the great things you learn by reading The Great Gatsby.
But then read this in the National Review by a writer who is a graduate of Hillsdale College.
Maybe you ignore these complaints.
Maybe you feel that you are so powerful and important that you can brush them off and watch…
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