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The Parent's Guide to the Common Core

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I am not a parent, but I have to admit the idea of not teaching the standard multiplication algorithm any more is not giving me a great deal of faith in the future of this country. In the parts of the Bay Area where the engineers live, most parents have basically already opted out of Common Core by insisting on "enriched" math classes where they teach... you guessed it!... standard math.

Enriched classes teach actual math. Haha, that's rich!

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