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WATCH: High School Senior's Epic Takedown Of Common Core

Posted November 15th, 2013 @ 7:48am by Robby Soave

A Tennessee high school senior is receiving widespread attention for an eloquent speech he made against Common Core at a school board meeting.

Ethan Young, a senior at Farragut High School in Knox County, Tenn., made an impassioned argument for dropping the new national education guidelines, which he called “a glowing conflict of interest … that illustrate a mistrust of teachers.”

“Somewhere our Founding Fathers are turning in their graves,” he said.

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