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Common Core

Teach what children need

June 23, 2013

High school geometry students ought to be able to determine the area of a triangle. Those in U.S. history should know liberties safeguarded in the Bill of Right....

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Jun-26-13 8:01 AM

Go ahead West Virginia. Require students to memorize each WV county, but don't teach the constitution. REEDiculous!

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Jun-26-13 7:59 AM

Yumpin yimmini: Why can we not teach sociology in grade schools? How do u treat your mother, father, sister, brother, the girl next door, friends and enemies? Stop throwing money at problems. Teaching sociology would fix the building of more prisons and greatly reduce the number of those charged with criminal offenses. Wake up America and WAKE UP OBAMA. Your solution was to throw money at the problem. DUMB, but typical!

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Jun-23-13 1:04 PM

Common sense is a rare commodity in the United States these days. I really don't see what the fuss is about. Nearly all industrial nations in the West have a common curriculum. A national education policy is required, if we as a nation wish to remain competitive in the world of business.

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