The 74 Million: New Research Shows How Common Core Critics Built Social Media ‘Botnets’ to Skew the Education Debate

The 74 Million: New Research Shows How Common Core Critics Built Social Media ‘Botnets’ to Skew the Education Debate. “Anyone following education news on Twitter between 2013 and 2016 would have been hard-pressed to ignore the gradual curdling of Americans’ attitudes toward the Common Core State Standards. Once seen as an innocuous effort to lift performance in classrooms, they slowly came to be denounced as ‘Dirty Commie agenda trash’ and a ‘Liberal/Islam indoctrination curriculum.'”