On September 21, Bill Gates did an interview in which he said, “It would be great if our education stuff worked, but that we won’t know for probably a decade.”
In this story written by the Washington Post, the author laments that teachers are now to be evaluated by this experiment and will be losing their jobs. And while I agree, that is one of the many tragedy’s of this experiment, the writer mentions nothing about the children who will be harmed by the unproven standards and teaching methods required by the Common Core. Ten years is practically the entire academic life of a child. This experiment cannot be allowed to continue.