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Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Announcing A Contest To Rename Common Core Standards In New York

In a radio interview today, Regents Chancellor Tisch signaled that the state's Common Core review won't change much about Common Core other than the name:

 Tisch's call for a new name for Common Core in New York generated this fine idea:

A contest to rename Common Core in New York?

Why not!

Here's my entry:

If you have any ideas for the Common Core rebrand, leave them in the comments.

But remember:


  1. "Cuomo Core" is the only logical choice. It's alliterative and will cement the education legacy the Lobbyist for the Students so desperately craves.

  2. corporate capital compliance standards

  3. Not sure about a new name, but I wrote us a theme song.
    Just sing along to the theme of Gilligan's Island:

    Cuomo’s Isle

    Just sit right back and you'll hear a tale
    a tale of a fateful trip,
    that started from this Common port,
    aboard a leaky ship.
    Bill Gates was a mighty money man,
    The Skipper brave and sure,
    reformers set sail that day,
    for a ten year tour,
    a ten year tour.

    Well, the parents started getting rough,
    the leaky ship was tossed.
    If not for the money from of the clueless crew
    the Standards will be lost.
    The Standards will be lost.

    The ship's aground on the shore of this
    untested testing isle
    with Andy,
    the Skipper too.
    The billionaire and his ego,
    the DC star,
    Coleman and a shaky plan,
    here on Cuomo’s Isle.

    Here’s the tale of clueless castaways,
    they're stuck for a long, long time.
    They'll have to make the best of things,
    it's an uphill climb.
    Bill Gates and his Skipper too
    will do their very best,
    to bash teachers, kids, and their schools
    with their tricky tests.
    Just a coffin waiting for the one last nail
    like Ford’s Edsel car,
    it's bound to be an epic fail.

    So join us here each spring my friends,
    no reason left to smile,
    with all these clueless castaways
    here on Cuomo’s Isle!

  4. SSDN Standards
    Same Shit Diffrent Name

  5. CCSS = Children Crying State Standards