# Talk:Common Core

Maybe a bit more description would help this article. For example - what is it?--Bob^{"I think you'll find it's more complicated than that."} 20:09, 16 April 2014 (UTC)

- K-12 curriculum standard, where "K" stands for kindergarten (nominally at age five) and the standard continues through "12," which refers to the senior year of high school. (US high school starts nominally at age 14, with four years called "freshman," "sophomore," "junior," and "senior.") Article could use expansion and further missionification. Sprocket J Cogswell (talk) 20:42, 16 April 2014 (UTC)

- From what I can tell from this video, there seem to be completely legit politically-neutral criticisms of Common Core. It seems to just teach kids to appeal to emotions rather than seek truth or objectivity. I don't see why anyone shouldn't be opposed to that. I think we should be careful to avoid confirmation bias in assuming that because conservatives/right-wingers oppose something, it must not be that bad. --Nobody

Why is that states that have the crappiest education systems hate Common Core the most?--BlackProg (talk) 15:29, 7 September 2014 (UTC)

Looking at [1] what is required 'seems perfectly reasonable' (to a non-US person at least) - even if some of it would probably require revision by the persons involved in the charge of children so taught. Is the quibbling equivalent to the 'Anti-Elf and Safety May Contain Nuts' Brigade (where the response is that it is easier to label everything than consider the specific exemptions - and, yes, some people #are that stupid#).

'Do not try this while consuming hot drink and crumbly edibles' - imagine the response to the theoretical perfectly-reasonable-to-bystanders History Common Core. 82.44.143.26 (talk) 17:26, 18 February 2015 (UTC)

## So[edit]

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## This article[edit]

I am sorry, but whoever wrote this article has not had to live through the torture that is common core math. I have had to live through two years of this bullshit after leaving private school, and almost every student i have spoken with, myself included hate common core math. Common core is mostly okay, but i find the math to be particularly terrible. Most parents hate common core math, most students hate common core math, and even most teachers hate common core math. This is down to the fact that it is simply extremely confusing, and on multiple occasions i have been given questions with highly confusing wording, or even what i would consider a trick question. I think we would be doing everyone a service by getting rid of it, and i believe this article needs an a serious retone, as in my personal opinion anyone who defends it has not had to live through it. To explain my point i will tell you a story of my younger sister. She is exceptionally bright, and is good in school. She one day got a test, and she did it. When we got the grade back she had gotten an A on the actual math part, but overall she got a c because the part where she had to explain how she got the answer with words was not up to snuff. Note she did the math right, she showed her work, but becuase she didnt explain it *well enough* she got a barely passing grade. Common core for some reason requieres you to explain everything using words, and even educational experts think that the explaining isnt helping anyone, and just makes people more confused than they already were. Now Common Core LA and Common Core science are perfectly fine, so is common core history, it is the math part of the cirriculum that is broken and needs to be completly redone. Now sorry about the rant, i just really hate the math ciriculum. Bubba41102^{The place where you can scream at me} 01:51, 19 April 2016 (UTC)

- As a current Common Core student I agree completely with this sentiment.'
*Legion*^{what do you want from me}17:35, 1 March 2017 (UTC)

## Pornography and math[edit]

I have tried to add in sections to the article about Common Core's problems involving pornographic reading assignments and a controversial, at best, math curriculum, but my edits are consistently deleted. I have cited my sources, and the information is true and useful. Please explain. Theonlyconservative (talk) 04:08, 25 April 2018 (UTC)