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AdAstra The New Frontier
11/09/14 8:27 pm

I think that the states should control the educational standards, because a uniform standard would be impossibly hard for some states and too low for others.

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GubraLagima Tramp 2016
11/09/14 7:39 pm

I agree with the premise.

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Wino I need a drink
11/10/14 12:12 am

Yes! The idea is good. The implementation...

BestTexan Texas
11/09/14 7:27 pm

Nope. 2progressive4me.

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political Georgia
11/09/14 7:31 pm

...because it's not progress!

Praetorianus Fair enough.
11/09/14 7:07 pm

Yes, there should be some minimum standard that has to be met, and I mean always, especially in a country that has private schools and homeschooling.

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Wino I need a drink
11/10/14 12:13 am

Private schools aren't held to it. Most opted out because it would significantly lower their standards.

trepidhickory Ayy Lmao
11/09/14 7:01 pm

I agree with the concept, but not with this specific system

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KingCoal Colorado
11/09/14 8:05 pm

common core is some of the worst curriculum that I have to do in school, however the idea of it is great

Wino I need a drink
11/10/14 12:17 am

The idea is great. Had they taken the top standards and had all states work towards those (starting with Kindergarten and working up each year), it could be great. Unfortunately, the states with low standards had to be appeased.
The lowering of

Wino I need a drink
11/10/14 12:17 am

standards is why only a portion has been adopted by MN schools.