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Distribution of answers submitted by Pennsylvania 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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The Common Core State Standards Initiative is an education initiative that details what K-12 students should know in English and Math at the end of each grade. The initiative is sponsored by the National Governors Association and the Council of Chief State School Officers and seeks to establish consistent education standards across the states as well as ensure that students graduating from high school are prepared to enter two or four year college programs or enter the workforce. Learn more or See recent Common Core news
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To be blunt, the current standardised-testing addiction our system has is bullshit, and should be entirely reformed, because education should be learning, not practicing the crap they aren't going over, and likely never will. 5 years ago from a Green in Chester Springs, PA
Yes, national educational standards will help improve our national average and better prepare students for college. It should however focus on the student's potential. 5 years ago from a Green in Philadelphia, PA
Before we even think about "common core" every state needs to clear the slate so to speak and get back to basics, such as reading writing arithmetic and technology civics and more important discipline, and get rid of those people who are not... 5 years ago from a Republican in Mount Wolf, PA
Uniform testing results in cookie-cutter student, not individuals. The testing encourages children to go for high paying jobs and deem lower wage jobs unacceptable. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Doylestown, PA
There should be national standards for education but they should not focus on Math and English at the exclusion of all other topics. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Philadelphia, PA