Hey, America, did you know that today — Monday, Nov. 18 — is officially National Don’t Send Your Child to School Day?

On the one hand, most American K-12 students would surely prefer a sunny day in, say, early May. On the other hand, any day is a good day off from school, and at least there’s a three-day weekend involved.

The holiday of sorts is a national protest against the Common Core State Standards Initiative. It’s the brainchild of Janet Wilson and her website, SayNoToCommonCore.com.

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