There aren't many things that liberals and conservatives can agree on these days, but one thing that seems to rub both sides the wrong way is the Common Core. But what ARE the Common Core Standards? How will they affect your kid? Will they destroy public education as we know it? Dr. Tim Slekar (Dean of the School of Education at Edgewood College / activist / defender of public ed) joins me to discuss this issue and the school reform movement as a whole.