Read Dad’s Facebook Response to ‘Ridiculous’ Common Core Math Homework

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A Facebook update from a parent frustrated with the Common Core math program at his son’s school has made the Internet rounds after the boy struggled to solve a simple math problem under the CC guidelines.

The parent’s note shows the elaborate Common Core (CC) formula for solving a math program (as opposed to the simple strategy of subtracting the smaller number from the larger one) and includes instructions from the teacher: “Jack used the number line below to solve 427 – 316. Find his error. Then write a letter to Jack telling him what he did right, and what he should do to fix his mistake.” >>> http://shine.yahoo.com/parenting/common-core-parent-facebook-post-indiana-school-181841158.html

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