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Comedian Louis C.K. vs. Common Core



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Is the Common Core education standard facing its most vocal, and toughest, critic yet? Maybe so.

Louis C.K., whose child is in the third grade at a NYC public school, is not happy with his daughter’s Common Core homework, and he’s taken to Twitter to make his displeasure known:

The comedian uploaded some of the questions that you can view here.

And the media is taking note:

Politico: Louis C.K. Hits Common Core

Jake Tapper, CNN: You seem very passionate about this. Want to come on my show and discuss your issues w CC as a parent?

New Yorker: Louis C.K. Against the Common Core

NY Daily NewsLouis C.K. blasts Common Core, standardized testing in NYC schools 

New York PostLouis C.K. blasts Common Core, standardized tests

Washington PostLouis C.K.: Common Core makes my kids cry

Um, where was this media attention before Louie’s kid had to take a test? It’s good news that Common Core is getting the attention, but why does it take, in Louis C.K.’s words, “a fat, dumb parent” to get the attention of the national media?



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