Common Core draws criticism from uncommon allies

As Wisconsin schools begin a new year, many are tailoring their lessons around an increasingly controversial set of voluntary math and English standards for kindergarten through 12th grade.

The Common Core State Standards Initiative, which sets new and often more rigorous goals for what the nation’s students should be learning at each grade level, is drawing flak from all sides, from Tea Party activists to educators….

Via New school standards under attack @ WisconsinWatch