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This second grader’s revenge against Common Core math will make your day

This second grader’s revenge against Common Core math will make your day

The litany of frighteningly stupid Common Core math worksheets never ends. Perhaps now, though, kids are starting to fight back in satisfyingly creative ways.

An alert reader sent The Daily Caller this image of her seven-year-old son’s perfectly reasonable homework answer. The boy attends a public elementary school in San Jose, Calif. He is in the second grade.

The math curriculum used by the school is GO Math! The publisher of GO Math! is produced by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

The parent who sent the homework question to TheDC noted that the curriculum aligns with the Common Core math standards.

“If you look closely under the math question, you will be able to see the Common Core standards in a blue-colored print that aligns to that particular question,” she explained.

The constantly burgeoning inventory of sad and hideous Common Core math problems is very long.

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Wow, I mean, Just wow.

. . . What the?

Common Core - Corrupting the minds of tomorrow.

What a bunch of idiots!

The word "number" is used as an adjective in the sentence. Well I've got news for these idiots as the word "number" is a NOUN!

They tried to destroy the

They tried to destroy the ability to read with "Look Say" instead of phonics, now they are trying to destroy math with common core.

Common Core math question for 2nd grade

There are 52 Corrupt Democrat Senators in the District of Criminals.
There are 48 Criminal Republican Senators in the District of Corruption.

How many total Corrupt Criminal Senators belonging to combined Democrat - Republican Party are there in the combined District of Criminal Corruption?

Write a number sentence for the answer, and explain in words how the number sentence shows the problem.

Immoral funding of Military Industrial Complex by Federal Reserve and US taxation system must stop!!!! End illegal/unconstitutional wars! Preserve US currency!

And the kid probably got marked down for that answer

What the hell is a "number sentence" anyways? I've only heard of sentences with words...

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Educators get brownie points (tenure, etc)...

...for coming up with crap like that.

WTF is wrong with plain old addition?

Google is government.