Originally posted on deutsch29:
On August 17, 2015, the editorial board of the Washington Post published an opinion piece in which it asserts that Common Core and high-stakes testing are just fine and how pro-Common Core, Republican presidential would-be Jeb! Bush has been put in a terrible position to no longer express his support for Common Core by name due to “inflammatory rhetoric” that has “poisoned” the good, Common Core name.
On August 19, 2015, I submitted an op-ed in response, and on August 20, 2015, my submission was forwarded to Letters to the Editor, where it conveniently and conspicuously died.
That is how life in the political world goes.
Below is the content of my submission. I had to keep it to 800 words, but it is still packs a punch:
On August 17, 2015, the Washington Post editorial board published an op-ed entitled, “The Right and Left Poison Common Core with Inflammatory…
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