Common Core 's Supporters And Non Supporters

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Common Core’s supporters and non-supporters can both agree that a change in the United States school system is desperately needed. The United States has fallen behind its peers in the international communities, who participate in the Programme for International Student Assessment, in almost every measurable scholarly subject. Therefore, the United States needs to help its students to become better scholars so they can internationally compete in the business market place. Common Core is also trying to bring a standardization of learning and cohesiveness to all schools across the United States. An argument from non-supporters of the Common Core is that it is removing a teacher’s creative freedom, leaving out student engagement. However, Common Core is not a curriculum and is instead a welcome step in the right direction to help students become adults that are more intelligent. Firstly, Common Core is not a curriculum; the curriculum is up to the teachers and schools. Instead Common Core is welcoming teachers to use their creative freedoms to engage their students and promote better learning by not mandating a curriculum be followed just a serious of goals that should be demonstrated by the students throughout their school careers. CCSS, or Common Core, wrote its standards starting at the college level and then set up various assessments to measure where the students should be at in their scholarly subjects in grades K-12. As Peter Dewitz, an educational consultant, and
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