By Valerie Strauss | The Washington Post
Earlier this year Louis C.K. made news by tweeting about how Common Core math was making his daughters cry.
"My kids used to love math. Now it makes them cry. Thanks standardized testing and common core!" — Louis C.K. (@louisck) April 28, 2014
He is hardly the only parent who has found Common Core math perplexing. Here is one attempt to explain why so many parents are freaking out about it. It was written by Emmanuel Felton of The Hechinger Report, a nonprofit, independent news Web site focused on inequality and innovation in education, on which this first appeared. - Read More