A nation should require all of its students to study the same national curriculum until they enter college Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the recommendation and explain your reasoning for the position

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A nation should require all of its students to study the same national curriculum until they enter college.
Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the recommendation and explain your reasoning for the position you take. In developing and supporting your position, describe specific circumstances in which adopting the recommendation would or would not be advantageous and explain how these examples shape your position.

Education is one of the pillars of economy and having an educated population enhances the development of a nation. A systematic educated system helps in having a unified baseline education. The prompt says that a fixed curriculum across a nation must be incorporated at school level. In my opinion, I mostly agree with the idea of a common curriculum for the following three reasons.

To begin with, at international level, for economic and development status, a nation's literacy and education is judged as a whole across the popluation than the contribution of individuals. It's important to have a fixed baseline education across the nation so that the a country can project it's progress. Consider India, it's said to be the second most populated country in the world and has it's people pioneering in majority of fields such as technology, space research, medicine, etc. Yet, it's still termed as a below par literate country owing to the vast majority of poor children and households who are taught basics of survival, cooking than any further. Had there been a fixed set of school and curriculum, then children would be educated with atleast the fundamentals and contribute to the nation leading towards an educated economy. It's important to adopt a national curriculum to project a nation as a thriving/educating economy.

To add further, a fixed curriculum would help a nation to conduct it's premier examinations as most of the students would be familiar with the topics. To illustrate, South Korea conducts it's college examination across the country for admissions to it's premier institutions. This is possible, only if all the students have the necessary basics to clear the examination. They follow a fixed curriculum till high school so that all the students are graded at a similar level. Had there been a school not following national curriculum, then the students from the school would be at a disadvantage as they would encounter questions from never seen before topics. It's feasible to conduct nation wide examinations if there's a fixed curriculum.

However, one might argue that having a fixed curriculum might impact students to miss out on their interests, or study something that they are not passionate about. For example, a student interested in art since his childhood would have to study mathematics, science, etc in which he's least iterested. If the national curriculum neglects fields such as art, sports, literature, etc then students would have to read the other subjects and start chasing their dreams in college. One can never address all the domains of education in a common curriculum and it would be harsh on the students who miss out on their passion.

To conclude, education is an always adapting field with many new areas being discovered. Having a fixed curriculum may seem like a viable option considering it's advantages, it still has a lot of deficiencies which would have to be addressed regularly so that students are not affected in following their dreams.

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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 3, column 79, Rule ID: POSSESIVE_APOSTROPHE[1]
Message: Possible typo: apostrophe is missing. Did you mean 'nations'' or 'nation's'?
Suggestion: nations'; nation's
... for economic and development status, a nations literacy and education is judged as a w...
^^^^^^^
Line 3, column 266, Rule ID: DT_DT[1]
Message: Maybe you need to remove one determiner so that only 'the' or 'a' is left.
Suggestion: the; a
...ine education across the nation so that the a country can project its progress. Consi...
^^^^^
Line 3, column 492, Rule ID: IT_IS[6]
Message: Did you mean 'it's' (='it is') instead of 'its' (possessive pronoun)?
Suggestion: it's; it is
...gy, space research, medicine, etc. Yet, its still termed as a below par literate co...
^^^
Line 5, column 683, Rule ID: NATION_WIDE[1]
Message: Did you mean 'nationwide'?
Suggestion: nationwide
... before topics. Its feasible to conduct nation wide examinations if theres a fixed curricul...
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Line 5, column 711, Rule ID: EN_CONTRACTION_SPELLING
Message: Possible spelling mistake found
Suggestion: there's
... to conduct nation wide examinations if theres a fixed curriculum. However, one mig...
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Line 7, column 282, Rule ID: EN_CONTRACTION_SPELLING
Message: Possible spelling mistake found
Suggestion: he's
...tudy mathematics, science, etc in which hes least iterested. If the national curric...
^^^

Transition Words or Phrases used:
but, however, if, may, second, so, still, then, for example, such as, in my opinion, to begin with

Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 18.0 19.5258426966 92% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 15.0 12.4196629213 121% => OK
Conjunction : 10.0 14.8657303371 67% => OK
Relative clauses : 10.0 11.3162921348 88% => OK
Pronoun: 30.0 33.0505617978 91% => OK
Preposition: 66.0 58.6224719101 113% => OK
Nominalization: 13.0 12.9106741573 101% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 2515.0 2235.4752809 113% => OK
No of words: 492.0 442.535393258 111% => OK
Chars per words: 5.11178861789 5.05705443957 101% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.70967865282 4.55969084622 103% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.93628427068 2.79657885939 105% => OK
Unique words: 234.0 215.323595506 109% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.475609756098 0.4932671777 96% => OK
syllable_count: 797.4 704.065955056 113% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.6 1.59117977528 101% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 9.0 6.24550561798 144% => OK
Article: 5.0 4.99550561798 100% => OK
Subordination: 1.0 3.10617977528 32% => OK
Conjunction: 1.0 1.77640449438 56% => OK
Preposition: 6.0 4.38483146067 137% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 22.0 20.2370786517 109% => OK
Sentence length: 22.0 23.0359550562 96% => OK
Sentence length SD: 41.7932979324 60.3974514979 69% => OK
Chars per sentence: 114.318181818 118.986275619 96% => OK
Words per sentence: 22.3636363636 23.4991977007 95% => OK
Discourse Markers: 4.45454545455 5.21951772744 85% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.97078651685 101% => OK
Language errors: 6.0 7.80617977528 77% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 8.0 10.2758426966 78% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 5.0 5.13820224719 97% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 9.0 4.83258426966 186% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.220932634571 0.243740707755 91% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0790280140171 0.0831039109588 95% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0384234620972 0.0758088955206 51% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.132761667743 0.150359130593 88% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0339772045737 0.0667264976115 51% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 13.8 14.1392134831 98% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 49.15 48.8420337079 101% => OK
smog_index: 11.2 7.92365168539 141% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 11.9 12.1743820225 98% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 12.65 12.1639044944 104% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.26 8.38706741573 98% => OK
difficult_words: 110.0 100.480337079 109% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 11.5 11.8971910112 97% => OK
gunning_fog: 10.8 11.2143820225 96% => OK
text_standard: 12.0 11.7820224719 102% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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Rates: 62.5 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 3.75 Out of 6
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Note: the e-grader does NOT examine the meaning of words and ideas. VIP users will receive further evaluations by advanced module of e-grader and human graders.

Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 3, column 79, Rule ID: POSSESIVE_APOSTROPHE[1]
Message: Possible typo: apostrophe is missing. Did you mean 'nations'' or 'nation's'?
Suggestion: nations'; nation's
... for economic and development status, a nations literacy and education is judged as a w...
^^^^^^^
Line 3, column 266, Rule ID: DT_DT[1]
Message: Maybe you need to remove one determiner so that only 'the' or 'a' is left.
Suggestion: the; a
...ine education across the nation so that the a country can project its progress. Consi...
^^^^^
Line 3, column 492, Rule ID: IT_IS[6]
Message: Did you mean 'it's' (='it is') instead of 'its' (possessive pronoun)?
Suggestion: it's; it is
...gy, space research, medicine, etc. Yet, its still termed as a below par literate co...
^^^
Line 5, column 683, Rule ID: NATION_WIDE[1]
Message: Did you mean 'nationwide'?
Suggestion: nationwide
... before topics. Its feasible to conduct nation wide examinations if theres a fixed curricul...
^^^^^^^^^^^
Line 5, column 711, Rule ID: EN_CONTRACTION_SPELLING
Message: Possible spelling mistake found
Suggestion: there's
... to conduct nation wide examinations if theres a fixed curriculum. However, one mig...
^^^^^^
Line 7, column 282, Rule ID: EN_CONTRACTION_SPELLING
Message: Possible spelling mistake found
Suggestion: he's
...tudy mathematics, science, etc in which hes least iterested. If the national curric...
^^^

Transition Words or Phrases used:
but, however, if, may, second, so, still, then, for example, such as, in my opinion, to begin with

Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 18.0 19.5258426966 92% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 15.0 12.4196629213 121% => OK
Conjunction : 10.0 14.8657303371 67% => OK
Relative clauses : 10.0 11.3162921348 88% => OK
Pronoun: 30.0 33.0505617978 91% => OK
Preposition: 66.0 58.6224719101 113% => OK
Nominalization: 13.0 12.9106741573 101% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 2515.0 2235.4752809 113% => OK
No of words: 492.0 442.535393258 111% => OK
Chars per words: 5.11178861789 5.05705443957 101% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.70967865282 4.55969084622 103% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.93628427068 2.79657885939 105% => OK
Unique words: 234.0 215.323595506 109% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.475609756098 0.4932671777 96% => OK
syllable_count: 797.4 704.065955056 113% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.6 1.59117977528 101% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 9.0 6.24550561798 144% => OK
Article: 5.0 4.99550561798 100% => OK
Subordination: 1.0 3.10617977528 32% => OK
Conjunction: 1.0 1.77640449438 56% => OK
Preposition: 6.0 4.38483146067 137% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 22.0 20.2370786517 109% => OK
Sentence length: 22.0 23.0359550562 96% => OK
Sentence length SD: 41.7932979324 60.3974514979 69% => OK
Chars per sentence: 114.318181818 118.986275619 96% => OK
Words per sentence: 22.3636363636 23.4991977007 95% => OK
Discourse Markers: 4.45454545455 5.21951772744 85% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.97078651685 101% => OK
Language errors: 6.0 7.80617977528 77% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 8.0 10.2758426966 78% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 5.0 5.13820224719 97% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 9.0 4.83258426966 186% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.220932634571 0.243740707755 91% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0790280140171 0.0831039109588 95% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0384234620972 0.0758088955206 51% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.132761667743 0.150359130593 88% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0339772045737 0.0667264976115 51% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 13.8 14.1392134831 98% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 49.15 48.8420337079 101% => OK
smog_index: 11.2 7.92365168539 141% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 11.9 12.1743820225 98% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 12.65 12.1639044944 104% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.26 8.38706741573 98% => OK
difficult_words: 110.0 100.480337079 109% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 11.5 11.8971910112 97% => OK
gunning_fog: 10.8 11.2143820225 96% => OK
text_standard: 12.0 11.7820224719 102% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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Rates: 62.5 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 3.75 Out of 6
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Note: the e-grader does NOT examine the meaning of words and ideas. VIP users will receive further evaluations by advanced module of e-grader and human graders.