Parents don't need to hear a sales pitch for the Common Core. We see every night what the Common Core entails. My son has not had any science or history homework this year. Instead, he has had a mind-numbing amount of drills for Common Core tests.
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All eyes are on this race -- and all expect the fur and mud to fly. A series of debates are slated to be held over the next couple of weeks. Expect another nail biter on November 6.
As I thought about how to feel more optimistic about the country my thoughts turned to my experiences of the last few months. I began to see that if I "thought local," there was cheering news.
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