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 News: Louis C.K. blasts Common Core, standardized testing in NYC schools
New York Post: Louis C.K. blasts Common Core, standardized tests
Washington Post: Louis 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?