Recently I saw an article in EdWeek called, "The Case For Universal National Service. Reading it made my blood boil to the point I became incensed.
This state, once so constant at the offense of Common Core, is now a rarity truthfully. In fact, I have pretty much given up attempting to turn the Titanic that has become Public Education after fighting the public education establishment and the layers upon layers of bureaucracy that serve as government. It simply isn't a tenable objective anymore when combined with the ignorance of the majority of those living in our country today (much of it deliberate) as to even the functions of our state and federal government, let alone what it means to actually live in a Republic.