Common Core Stinks: Elementary Student Opts-Out

At a New Jersey Board of Education meeting, 10-year-old Elizabeth Blaine took the mic and gave a speech in such a well-spoken way that it blew the adults in the room away.

The meeting was set to discuss allowing an opt-out option for parents who had children in a school using the PARCC. The PARCC, or Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, is an exam that is part of the Common Core curriculum.

“I love to read. I love to write. I love to do math, but I don’t love the PARCC. Why? Because it stinks.” Common Core really stinks. Read more here.

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