[Susan notes: Kudos to this thirteen-year-old and hat tip to Truth in Anerican Education.]
Published in Sidney Daily News, Ohio
To the editor
I am writing to you about Common Core. I am 13 years old and I donĂ˘€™t know much about politics, but take it from an eighth-grader, Common Core is HARD. Think of it like this: You have five hamburgers, you eat two, How many pancakes can fit on a roof? None, because aliens donĂ˘€™t wear hats. You may be wondering what the heck does that have to do with Common Core. Well, that was a representation of how I think Common Core is confusing.
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