There's been no shortage of criticism of the Common Core academic standards since they were rolled out three years ago. But the anti-Common Core movement's recent momentum may have just received a significant boost thanks to Stephen Colbert. Hot off the heels of a number line math problem that went viral after an engineer couldn't complete his second-grade son's homework, the Colbert Report host shed some satirical light on the national math program, and we don't think we've ever laughed harder (just ask our colleagues; they could hear us across the room). Let's just hope Colbert keeps it up when he has an even larger audience after he takes over for David Letterman next year.
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