Obama offers billions to bankrupt states to get them to dumb down education standards
Critics are concerned the national standards could dumb down California classrooms, discarding the state's superior academic framework adopted 13 years ago for students from kindergarten through high school.
California's standards, along with those of Indiana and Washington, D.C., exceed the common national content in math and have an edge in English, as well, according to the research, which was funded in part by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and other foundations.
"California's (English) standards are clearer, more thorough, and easier to read than the Common Core standards," the researchers found.
An illiterate child is a future Democratic voter!