Peter Greene Reviews a Poll Claiming that New Yorkers Love Common Core

Diane Ravitch's blog

Peter Greene is well aware that one of every five New York parents opted their child out of the Common Core exams. Not even Governor Cuomo has publicly supported the Common Core; when asked about it during his re-election campaign in 2014, he dodged the question. His task force recently responded to parent outrage by promising to rewrite the standards and review the tests.

Yet here comes Center for American Progress with a poll claiming that New Yorkers really DO love Common Core!

And Peter picks the poll apart with his usual hilarious metaphors!

In an era in which even Jeb Bush has stopped saying the name out loud, no group has cheered harder for the Common Core than the Center for American Progress (theoretically left-leaning holding pen for interregnum Clinton staffers). No argument is too dumb, no data set too ridiculous. If that dog won’t hunt, CAP ties a…

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