She’s Got A Problem With Common Core, And She Ain’t Afraid To Calmly Explain Why She Hates It

Diane Ravitch has no problem getting squarely in the middle of our education debate. As an unabashed critic about where much of education reform is going, she’s bound to rub some people the wrong way. But her points about testing and the root problems of our education system are definitely worth hearing.At 1:08 is when Ravitch lays out her main criticism of Common Core, and at 2:04, she gives us all a reason to breathe a sigh of relief when it comes to our nation’s future. But feel free to breathe your sigh of relief whenever you feel most comfortable.