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Distribution of answers submitted by Colorado voters.
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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Public schools should be run like charter schools are run. actually teach the children instead of letting them just continue through school without learning anything . and make them accountable for their grades and their actions towards others around them. 5 years ago from a Republican in Colorado Springs, CO
Our present system does not allow for students to fully master material needed for comprehension of future concepts. Because of time constraints, the class must move on whether students have fully grasped the material or not (tests are often not a good... 5 years ago from a Democrat in Montrose, CO
We need to focus on administration no longer being the highest paid jobs, unless they are teaching as well. Teachers need to be the highest paid part of the school system. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Aurora, CO
The standards are fine, but what can the government do about parents that don't care about their children's education, and/or are too poor for proper health insurance and dietary needs?. 5 years ago from a Green in Denver, CO
We should start modeling our schools after places like Finland and we wouldn't have these problems. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Colorado Springs, CO
The whole educational system needs to be overhauled. There is no current real accountability for the children. Pass, you get by in life. Fail, the system will take care of you. A different testing process does not solve this, and current solutions are... 5 years ago from a Republican in Fort Lupton, CO
No, it is a money driven agenda pushed by education publishing companies. There is no educational theory to support them, and there is no need to change standards. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Littleton, CO