A homework assignment recently posted on the Facebook page for “Parents and Educators Against Common Core Standards” shows just how frustrating the progressive Common Core initiative has become to people with even the most prestigious of degrees.
The worksheet presents the student with the following problem: “Jack used the number line below to solve 427-316. Find his error. Then write a letter to Jack telling him what he did right, and what he should do to fix his mistake.”
Confused by what was being asked, one third-grade boy left the sheet completing blank, prompting the teacher to respond with a green question mark at the top of the page. The boy’s father, who has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electronics Engineering, wrote this response back to the teacher: