This is very important. It’s not just a public or private school issue; many homeschoolers also have kids in public school while concurrently homeschooling
some of their children. There is some explaining to do. ”
Five years into the implementation of the Common Core State Standards Initiative (commonly known as “Common Core”), 15-year-old kids in the United States lag behind their peers in 35 other countries in math.
The Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) in 2015 showed American students holding stagnant in science and reading, compared to results in 2012 and 2009, but far behind their previous results in math. Out of the 69 countries (and territories) tested, the United States ranked 39th.”