common core

Did Your Child Take the NY State Test This Week? [POLL]
Did your kid take that test? One of the most popular, and in some ways controversial, conversations going on at offices, homes, and birthday parties is the NY State Test. Should my child opt out? What does his/her teacher think? These questions and more weigh heavy not only on the parents, but …
Abbott And Costello Meet Common Core Math
In light of seeing your kid's Common Core math homework and not being able to help them using the basic arithmetic that you were taught, Lou's flawed methods below suddenly don't seem all that far fetched.
Homeschooling – A Mistake Or A Necessity?
With the launch of the Common Core back in September causing an uproar among teachers, students and parents alike, this question is likely a more plausible one for many than it was before. To homeschool or not?