“…Stanford University professor James Milgram, the only mathematician on the validation panel, concluded that the Common Core math scheme would place American students two years behind their peers in other high-achieving countries. In protest, Milgram refused to sign off on the standards. He’s not alone.” –Malkin
Those who favor Common Core say that they do so because it raises the standards across the board. But critics tell another story. If you would like to understand more about Common Core than you see in PTA mailers, read this post by Michelle Malkin and watch for follow-up articles on other aspects of Common Core.