In this National Review op-ed, Stanley Kurtz packs in a greatest hits of the most popular myths and misconceptions of the Common Core State Standards. For example:
Jeb’s Common Core answer was well-practiced, yet profoundly misleading. The whole trick of Common Core is to make an end-run around the legal and constitutional barriers to a
national curriculum, even as you deny that you’re doing it.
Bush and his Common Core-supporting allies have been
pretending to favor local controlfor years. Yet Jeb has repeatedly backed the most controversial Obama administration moves to consolidate what amounts to a
national curriculum. A careful look at Bush’s record makes his actual views all-too-clear.