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Distribution of answers submitted by Washington 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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I support teaching true history, our forefathers must be spinning in their graves knowing that GOD in general has been removed from education. educators teach liberal anti-Americanism as a matter of routine. why do so many teachers seem to hate our... 5 years ago from a Republican in East Olympia, WA
NO...dumbing down our children is not going to help the country!! We need to go back to the BASICS; 3 R's & MORALS....technology can take a backseat for awhile since it seems in the last 50+ years, that's part of what's causing the... 5 years ago from a Republican in Tacoma, WA
I think teachers should be strenuously tested and paid on their academic achievments. Also, I believe that the teachers who have the highest educations should be paid more and work in the lower grades. Better educated teachers teaching grammar school... 5 years ago from a Republican in Seattle, WA
I support standards that allow our children to transition from Highschool directly into 100 level courses in College. If HS Grads need Math 70 and english 95 the Highschool system is FAILING. They should also include more finance management and life... 5 years ago from a Democrat in Mukilteo, WA
No, the testmakers of these standardized tests have proved that they are incapable of listening to school and teacher needs. Instead of teaching important cornerstones of education, teachers are forced to teach to the subject matter of the test. Formulate... 5 years ago from a Democrat in Ellensburg, WA
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. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Kennewick, WA
Public education is critical - our students are far behind many other countries - alas setting standards that do not take into account so many factors will fail - no child left behind a mess of down grading standards and creating schools teaching to one... 5 years ago from a Democrat in Mukilteo, WA
We need standards, but the evaluation methods need to be changed. 5 years ago from a Green in Seattle, WA