6 Reasons why the Common Core Standards are a big fail: The facts down and dirty

Seattle Education

Photos of students with their grades posted in the hallway of Beechwood Pre-K-5 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania per their test scores with students with the highest tesst scores on top and going down from there. The Wall of Shame for most students. Teachers now put up similar "data boards" in their classrooms. It's all part of the CCS plan. Photos of students with their grades posted in the hallway of Beechwood Pre-K-5 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania per their test scores with students with the highest test scores on top and going down from there. The Wall of Shame for most students. Teachers now put up similar “data boards” in their classrooms. It’s all part of the CCS plan.

The Common Core Standards:

  • Dumbs down education by teaching to the test and the narrowing of curriculum.
  • Requires millions of dollars to provide books, teaching plans, handouts, tests and homework sheets. (See below.) This does not include the necessary upgrading of a school and District’s tech system, the cost of computers, downtime of librarians and teaching staff to proctor the exams and…

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