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## What is the purpose of Common Core math?

The Common Core concentrates on a clear set of math skills and concepts. Students will learn concepts in a more organized way both during the school year and across grades. The standards **encourage students to solve real-world problems**.

## How does Common Core help students?

Common core standards offer the following benefits to students: **Allow students moving from one state to another a smoother academic transition**. **Help students understand what is expected of them in terms of academic performance**. **Provides students with necessary skills and knowledge for college and the workforce**.

## Is Common Core still used 2020?

The **Common Core State Standards are dead**. … “And at the U.S. Department of Education, Common Core is dead,” she declared. In Florida, Governor Ron DeSantis just announced that the work of “rooting out all vestiges of Common Core” done, and new standards would now replace the old, unloved ones.

## Do teachers like Common Core?

**73 percent of teachers that specializes in math, science**, social studies and English language arts are “enthusiastic” about the implementation of Common Core standards in their classrooms, from a 2013 Primary Sources poll of 20,000 educators.

## How does Common Core State Standards affect students?

The Common Core Standards will **better prepare students for life after high school**. The higher level thinking skills, writing skills, and other skills attached to the Common Core will be beneficial to all students.

## Who supports Common Core?

According to the National Education Association, the Common Core State Standards are supported by **76% of its teacher members**.

## Why is math taught differently now?

One likely reason: U.S. high schools teach math differently than other countries. Classes here often focus on **formulas and procedures** rather than teaching students to think creatively about solving complex problems involving all sorts of mathematics, experts said.

## Which states do not use Common Core?

The four states that never adopted the Standards are **Virginia, Texas, Alaska, and Nebraska**. The four states who have successfully withdrawn from the curriculum are Arizona, Oklahoma, Indiana, and South Carolina.