What We Want To Learn

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Imagine sitting in a building surrounded by 400 other people with different interests and different dreams. Imagine sitting in classrooms for 8 hours being told what to do and what to think. Imagine coming to school every day facing a new source of stress. Imagine coming to school having to deal with someone who bullies you everyday. Imagine waking up at 5:30 every morning and only getting 4 hours of sleep and then falling asleep in class. Imagine coming home to your parents telling you to do chores, when all you want to do is lay down. Imagine coming home and doing homework for hours and you’re only left an hour or two to wind down and relax and then going to sleep to do it all again. Imagine your parents yelling at you for not doing your chores correctly because you’re tired and exhausted. Well it isn’t an imagined story, its real. In America, the way our schools are run is corrupt. We are all expected to come to school and manage to do hour 's worth the homework, worry about failing, and most of all keep a smile on our face.
Our curriculum that we have today is what the government thinks we should learn, not what we want to learn. Many students today are interested in learning what they think is fun, not what we are forced to learn. U.S news says “States independently adopted the Common Core, a set of math and English Language Arts standards for K-12 students to reach by the end of each grade level. School districts design the curricula, and teachers create their own
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