On the latest episode of the Banter podcast, Michael McShane sits down to talk about the new common core educational standards that are being adopted across K through 12 schools in the United States. Michael explains what the common core is, how it was developed, and what are some challenges to its implementation. Also on the podcast, AEI’s Gary Schmitt talks about why President Lincoln’s Gettysburg address is still worth reading 150 years later. Andrew also gives you his top three articles of the week. Enjoy!