Comment: I'm completely against this

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I'm completely against this

I don't like federalization of curricula. I don't like public schools. And I think federal spending on education is unconstitutional.

But, I'm having a real hard time figuring out what's wrong with the common curriculum. Every link about it being bad leads to more links that it's bad without saying HOW it is bad. I've read some of the problems with it, and they simply say the requirements are deficient. States, obviously, can adopt the "common core" as a bare minimum required for the lowest-achieving student. States or localities can increase their own requirements past the core, and obviously should.

The positive buzz about this scheme seems to be that it lets states off the hook for short-changing students and leaving them unprepared for life, but they are "compliant" with the woefully inadequate "standards."

Take back the GOP and Restore America Now.