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Top 10 Most Idiotic Common Core Homework Assignments

4. Word problems where context is everything:

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I know many of you are thinking – ‘Is that what we call our illegal immigrants these days?’ Actually, this was purposely written as an assignment given by Georgia’s Gwinnett school district. A spokesperson, Sloan Roach, said the third grade teachers were attempting to cross curriculums by adding some social studies lessons into the math problems.

However, the lack of historical context IS the issue here.

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