From the Common Core web site:
The standards are designed to be robust and relevant to the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers.
Yeah, not so much…
I love the comment from the You Tube site:
I am a Marine Corps instructor, we teach that failure is not an option. If they make a mathematical mistake and call in supporting fire on friendlies that’s ok as long as they can explain how they came up with their WRONG answer and why Marines are dead.