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This Ohio Parent Just Made A Hilarious Point About Common Core

Regardless of how you feel about Common Core curriculum, you probably can’t help but laugh at this check a frustrated parent made out to his son’s school—using Common Core Math.

In September of last year, Douglas Herrmann wrote a check and posted a picture of it on his Facebook account—and the post quickly went viral. The check was made out to his second grade son’s school, Melridge Elementary, for $20 in Common Core Math. Herrmann says he was simply frustrated after trying to help his son with his math homework one evening.

To hear the dad’s explanation, watch the video below:

What do you think of the check this parent wrote? Did it make you laugh?

April Dray
Ohio staff writer for Only in Your State, freelance journalist and blogger. Written word is my zeal. I love my cat and she tolerates me.