In the U.S., our benchmarks have been compared to other countries. By having higher standards our ranking will improve. This will also help compare state to state results. Common Core Standards will prepare students for college and work success. Teachers across the nation can collaborate on the same curriculum. When students move to another state, there will be continuity in their education.
These are some cons on the Common Core discussion. The transition will be difficult for teachers and students. Teachers feel that they lose creative freedom. Younger students have to learn at a faster pace. Tests are not modified. Every student will have to take the same tests and the results