Friday, September 25, 2015

Ohio Father Mocks Common Core Math With Check To School.

The Huffington Post (9/23) reports that Doug Herrmann, a father in Ohio who was “frustrated while working with his second-grader on his Common Core homework,” wrote a check to the school the next day which substituted a “ten-frame card” instead of regular monetary notation. Herrmann “explained he isn’t against Common Core, which includes math standards that mandate students show their work very specifically and require a certain step-by-step process,” but was simply expressing his frustration with his inability to help his son.

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