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Yes, I support a national base standard but allow states and local districts to customize their implementation
Yes, national standards will help improve our national average and better prepare students for college
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When I went to school, we learned the basic reading, writing, and Arithmetic with emphasis on understanding what we were reading, and math and science skills. It worked for my generation and am having a difficult time understanding why we are not using... 6 years ago from a Democrat in Lake Geneva, WI
NO. It will lead to systematic brainwashing, the rewriting of history, an imbalance of what is or is not selected to be taught, and the restriction of free thinking and instruction in our schools. I am a teacher with 4 college degrees and 28 years... 6 years ago from a Democrat in New Ellenton, SC
National standards yes. Implementation and accountability yes. Problem is that in some cases, "National Standards" are dumbing down some curriculums. Parents need to be educated with children whether they are "too busy" or not. The... 6 years ago from a Republican in East Greenwich, RI
Quit using standards of states like Texas uses. Use standards of states that are up at the top of testing. These states tend to be the upper midwest, MN, IA, WI, etc. 6 years ago from a Democrat in New London, MN
The Federal government should take over the implementation of education. National standards comparable to those in Europe, China, and Japan should be implemented. 6 years ago from a Democrat in Boerne, TX
No, because each student learns different, example: hands on, visual, etc. I think each student should be tested to see what kind of learner they are and placed according to what kind of learner they are. Plus teachers should be placed in a class of... 6 years ago from a Democrat in Gilbert, SC
No, Common Core is a product of an industry that makes millions off of educational testing and test production. It is a political tool and should not supplant the local districts' control. 6 years ago from a Republican in Joplin, MO
As much as possible education should be locally CONTROLLED but the local school boards should be given the financial resources to be as flexible as possible for each individual students needs. Even state CONTROLL in a state as diverse as Florida leads to... 6 years ago from a Democrat in Tallevast, FL
I support Common Core national education standards, but we also need to ensure that we do more. We need to increase education funding while also ensuring each students potential. 6 years ago from a Democrat in Kennewick, WA
I do not know enough to decide. 6 years ago from a Republican in Miami, FL
I have no children so cant fairly answer this. 6 years ago from a Democrat in Tehachapi, CA
Train and hire outstanding educators and let them teach. There is a need for federal standards in obedience with the Constitution but too much is too much. 6 years ago from a Democrat in Auburn, AL
We should start modeling our schools after places like Finland and we wouldn't have these problems. 6 years ago from a Democrat in Colorado Springs, CO
Yes, the states the Common Core National Educational Standards are minimum standards. The individual states can tighten the standards if they care to but can not relax them below the national standard. A set national standard should be in place as a ... 6 years ago from a Republican in Brokaw, WI
Common Core should be used as as guide not as absolute standards. 6 years ago from a Republican in Rosenberg, TX