The present, too, is prologue. There currently is heated debate about the Common Core, whose advocates say it merely involves national academic targets and metrics for primary and secondary education. Critics say it will inevitably lead to a centrally designed and nationally imposed curriculum — practice dictated by targets and metrics. Common Core advocates say, in effect: “If you like your local curriculum, you can keep it. Period.”If you believe this, your credulity is impervious to evidence. And you probably are a progressive.
Saturday, November 09, 2013
George Will on Common Core
This article is mostly about the debacle called Cash For Clunkers, but at the end of it he gives a warning about Common Core: