A lot of controversy has been stirred up by the newly adopted Common Core (State) Standards (CCSS) for public schools K-12. One of the most discussed aspect of the CCSS is their stated reading requirements in terms of percentages. In elementary school, children are to read 50% literary and 50% informational texts. In high school […]
Although politicians and special interest groups pretend otherwise, the public schools cannot cater to the individual wants and needs of every child who comes to them.