And the common core supporters have come full circle with their “politicizing” talking point.
“People are receiving bad information,” said Blair Mann, a spokeswoman for the Collaborative for Student Success, a pro-Common Core group that is funded in part by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which donated hundreds of millions of dollars to develop the new standards. “There are a million different Web sites that you can go to that have the ‘truth’ about the Common Core that are just perpetuating these myths.”
– Washington Post, Poll: Widespread misperceptions about the Common Core standards
Who were these people that were polled? Clearly not those engaged daily in the fight.