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Distribution of answers submitted by Texas 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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Testing is important for data, but should not be used for negative affects on students. Students should be encouraged to learn about the issues in school that interest them instead of roughly learning about little bits of every branch. Students should be... 6 years ago from a Democrat in Naval Air Station/ Jrb, TX
No, common core hasn't be very effective and it is far to based on the grade/age system that doesn't address the reality of people being naturally skilled differently. Forcing kids to try and do something the exact same way isn't going to... 6 years ago from a Libertarian in Huntsville, TX
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
There is a dumbing down of people in our nation; teachers are often not up to par, and the standards for teaching, and grading are not high enough; there must be a standard for all and within that standard there must also be the opportunity for students... 6 years ago from a Republican in Lewisville, TX
The standards aren't the issue, standardized assessments and the pressure put on educators and students to perform on such tests is the number one problem in education. Children are not learning things that are of interest or value, just learning how... 6 years ago from a Democrat in San Antonio, TX
Each student graduating from public education should have a firm knowledge of basic skills in math, English, science and history/government, sufficient to be able to make their way in this society. This crazy standardized testing serves no one but the... 6 years ago from a Democrat in Haltom City, TX
In principle yes, but the entire education system here needs to be overhauled to provide the opportunity of high quality education to ALL students regardless of background and location. 6 years ago from a Democrat in Bellaire, TX
Standards are already to low in our school systems. Common core is an assault on our independence , liberty and the continuing dumbing down of America. 6 years ago from a Libertarian in Euless, TX
No. We used to have one of the best educational systems in the world until the federal government stuck their nose into it. Now we're near the bottom instead . 6 years ago from a Democrat in San Antonio, TX
I'm no expert on education, I've spent no time studying the issue, so I feel like I should trust in someone else. Though as with everyone these days it seems, the truthfulness of individuals is questioned. 6 years ago from a Green in Houston, TX
No, our schools are pathetic and federal intervention won't help. We need families to take responsibility for educating the children. There is plenty of assistance available to those willing to work to improve their situation. "No child left... 6 years ago from a Democrat in Houston, TX
I believe we should Not hire teachers that take psychotropic medications to teach k-12. There really aren't bad students only bad teachers. Get better teachers and don't regulate the heck out of them...let them teach without hurting the ones... 6 years ago from a Republican in San Antonio, TX
I don't know enough about this business--but, i do know this stuff came from geo w bush and the republicans and, frankly, texas is so far down the ladder in education, it surprises me the voters in the state of texas continue to not get to the polls... 6 years ago from a Green in Macdona, TX
Common Core should be used as as guide not as absolute standards. 6 years ago from a Republican in Rosenberg, TX