I have no problem with public schools, private or religious schools or home schooling. Whatever works for you and your kid. But a countrywide, standardized, one size fits all type of book larnin’? I just don’t know.
Listen to your kids. They will let you know. Peel off the peer garbage and really listen.
A teacher relative that I have a lot of respect for seems initially happy with Common Core. We’ll see… http://dailycaller.com/2014/10/19/common-core-horror-stories-from-florida/