TN Note: Of course, the official logo of Common Core State Standards states, "Preparing America's Students For College & Career," but nothing could be further from the truth. This deception was purposeful and disguised the real intent of Common Core, which was to prepare students to be "global citizens" who would unquestionably support Sustainable Development.
A recently released report confirms what Common Core critics have suspected all along: Common Core State Standards do not adequately prepare students for college-level work.
The ACT report finds many concerning shortcomings in the Common Core State Standards, which have been adopted by most states. Notably, the report reveals:
"While secondary teachers may be focusing on source-based writing [essays written about source-based documents], as emphasized in the Common Core, college instructors appear to value the ability to generate sound ideas more than some key features of source-based writing.