I live in Illinois, and my comment is on Common Core.
My wife and I received a letter from our son’s teacher when we inquired about his math grade. You see, all year long there has been no homework, and not only that, we have not been receiving any progress reports. In the letter, the teacher explains that “all math work is done on a computer and you (parents) were given the websites whereby your son could practice on his own at home. As far as homework, again you have the websites available to you to access at home.”
Well, I have accessed these websites, and they are “timed,” or the student R ... continue reading »