Ah yes, education reform. The latest go at it has been Common Core, and now some lawmakers want to dump it, saying it tries to standardize curricula and achievement standards when they should be left to local and state education authorities. We’ll let others debate the details, while we only lament the seeming impossibility of imposing a political solution to what is largely a cultural problem: Interesting kids in schoolwork in this, the Age of Distraction and Instant Gratification in our culture.  DRIFTING.


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