Submitted by: Veronica Coffin
by Gina Cassini
An ordinary mother of three shredded the ‘Common Core’ state standards in her powerful four-minute testimony before the Arkansas Board of Education Monday.
The mom, Karen Lamoreaux, who is a member of Arkansas Against Common Core, testified that rather than “a set of rigorous, college-ready international benchmark standards” that Common Core is declared to be, it rather dumb down math solutions by, ironically, over-complicating them.
She presented the board an example fourth-grade division problem, which Common Core requires students to use a ridiculous 108 steps to solve.
Watch her testimony below: