The Importance Of Education

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Education plays a very significant role in the American way of life. Education is the basis of the workforce for many countries, and especially the United States. The vast majority of jobs require a certain amount of education. Education is a necessity in everyday lives. Skills that are learned in school, such as reading, writing, and simple calculations, are skills that most people use everyday. Now that researchers are finding that not all students learn the same way, different methods of education are being developed every year. The implementation education of students should be personalized, not universal. No two people learn in the same way. A one-size-fits-all education is being adapted as the national education standard, and that should not be acceptable.

Common Core is a set of kindergarten through twelfth grade academic standards in math and English language arts. With Common Core, students should reach a certain level of education by the end of the school year. For example, by Common Core standards, first grade English students should be able to capitalize dates and the names of people. According to standards placed by Common Core, a kindergarten math student should be able to add and subtract word problems within ten digits (“The 74”). At first, it may seem like a good idea to raise national academic standards in order to raise national academic excellence. However, the focus on the standards set by Common Core is misguided and is impossible for some
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