The face of education is changing and it's not a pretty one.
The article below, from http://standupforthetruth.com/ explains a grade school assignment given in a school in Colorado, but that doesn't mean it can't happen at a school near you.
You will definitely want to click the link below to read "the rest of the story". Is this part of Common Core? That verdict is still out, but it sounds like it certainly can be. Common Core is not common sense. Parents must be vigilant to keep on top of what is being taught in the classroom today.