A nation should require all of its students to study the same national curriculum until they enter college.

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A nation should require all of its students to study the same national curriculum until they enter college.

This topic raises the controversial issue of whether a national curriculum should be adopted. Indisputably, a nation-wide curriculum is not customized to individual students, so may seem to waste student’s time. Nevertheless, it ensures equal opportunity in education for all students and provides a broad range of fundamental knowledge. Thus, I generally disagree with the opinion that curriculum should be individualized before college and would argue that students must first receive a uniform national curriculum.

First of all, requiring the same curriculum before college ensures that all student receive equal opportunity in education. If there are no standardized curriculum, there will be discrepancies in the quality of education. For instance, a student in a private high school with an affluent background will receive an attentive guidance and care in selecting his courses. His curriculum is more likely to be thoughtful and thus propitious than a student from a destitute environment. In this circumstance, the individualized curriculum helps the well-resourced students; however, it is detrimental for the future of the less fortunate ones. Consequently, it is clear that national curriculum ensures that education is not dependent on students’ personal backgrounds.

Furthermore, it is important for young students to receive a broad base of education in order to have a cohesive understanding of the world. If a physics student decides to only take science course in high school, although he may be apt in those areas, he may become completely negligent in other fields. A narrowly focused curriculum deprives of the student’s opportunity to look outside of one field. Moreover, even if a course in literature may not seem to augment a future scientist’s immediate career, it will help him tremendously when he is required to communicate his findings with a written work. It is evident that a comprehensive education is beneficial for students, thus a national curriculum should be implemented.

Admittedly, national curriculum has its set-backs in efficiency. This is true especially when a student is confident in his career and educational choices. It can be argued that an aspiring art student will benefit more from taking more art courses than math. Specialization will save time and energy for the students. However, it is more likely that a high-school student does not know what he wants to do for his life. Before specializing in a field in college, it would be more helpful for the student to have a general education in different subjects so that he can explore and discover his interests.

In conclusion, although a national curriculum may seem to cost students’ time and resources at first, it is better for students to receive a broad education at least until college to ensure that they explore many fields. Moreover, an individualized curriculum will create discrimination between the affluent and underprivileged.

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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 3, column 154, Rule ID: THERE_RE_MANY[3]
Message: Possible agreement error. Did you mean 'curricula', 'curriculums'?
Suggestion: curricula; curriculums
...education. If there are no standardized curriculum, there will be discrepancies in the qua...
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Line 10, column 1, Rule ID: WHITESPACE_RULE
Message: Possible typo: you repeated a whitespace
Suggestion:
...een the affluent and underprivileged.
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Discourse Markers used:
['consequently', 'first', 'furthermore', 'however', 'if', 'look', 'may', 'moreover', 'nevertheless', 'so', 'thus', 'well', 'at least', 'for instance', 'in conclusion', 'first of all']

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

Performance in Part of Speech:
Nouns: 0.217142857143 0.240241500013 90% => OK
Verbs: 0.135238095238 0.157235817809 86% => OK
Adjectives: 0.121904761905 0.0880659088768 138% => OK
Adverbs: 0.0571428571429 0.0497285424764 115% => OK
Pronouns: 0.047619047619 0.0444667217837 107% => OK
Prepositions: 0.127619047619 0.12292977631 104% => OK
Participles: 0.0209523809524 0.0406280797675 52% => OK
Conjunctions: 3.40722706429 2.79330140395 122% => OK
Infinitives: 0.0266666666667 0.030933414821 86% => OK
Particles: 0.0 0.0016655270985 0% => OK
Determiners: 0.0914285714286 0.0997080785238 92% => OK
Modal_auxiliary: 0.0361904761905 0.0249443105267 145% => OK
WH_determiners: 0.00571428571429 0.0148568991511 38% => Some subClauses wanted starting by 'Which, Who, What, Whom, Whose.....'

Vocabulary words and sentences:
No of characters: 2992.0 2732.02544248 110% => OK
No of words: 461.0 452.878318584 102% => OK
Chars per words: 6.49023861171 6.0361032391 108% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.63367139033 4.58838876751 101% => OK
words length more than 5 chars: 0.420824295011 0.366273622748 115% => OK
words length more than 6 chars: 0.36442516269 0.280924506359 130% => OK
words length more than 7 chars: 0.27114967462 0.200843997647 135% => OK
words length more than 8 chars: 0.201735357918 0.132149295362 153% => OK
Word Length SD: 3.40722706429 2.79330140395 122% => OK
Unique words: 223.0 219.290929204 102% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.483731019523 0.48968727796 99% => OK
Word variations: 54.8095848989 55.4138127331 99% => OK
How many sentences: 23.0 20.6194690265 112% => OK
Sentence length: 20.0434782609 23.380412469 86% => OK
Sentence length SD: 41.251957621 59.4972553346 69% => OK
Chars per sentence: 130.086956522 141.124799967 92% => OK
Words per sentence: 20.0434782609 23.380412469 86% => OK
Discourse Markers: 0.695652173913 0.674092028746 103% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.94800884956 101% => OK
Language errors: 2.0 5.21349557522 38% => OK
Readability: 56.4859945299 51.4728631049 110% => OK
Elegance: 1.52380952381 1.64882698954 92% => OK

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.285389703491 0.391690518653 73% => OK
Sentence sentence coherence: 0.0772949949681 0.123202303941 63% => OK
Sentence sentence coherence SD: 0.063508654049 0.077325440228 82% => OK
Sentence paragraph coherence: 0.46049814279 0.547984918172 84% => OK
Sentence paragraph coherence SD: 0.129517061029 0.149214159877 87% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.108502270817 0.161403998019 67% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0738172327816 0.0892212321368 83% => OK
Paragraph paragraph coherence: 0.388324302017 0.385218514788 101% => OK
Paragraph paragraph coherence SD: 0.0820811649385 0.0692045440612 119% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.20931579153 0.275328986314 76% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0755170508446 0.0653680567796 116% => OK

Task Achievement:
Sentences with positive sentiment : 17.0 10.4325221239 163% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 4.0 5.30420353982 75% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 2.0 4.88274336283 41% => OK
Positive topic words: 17.0 7.22455752212 235% => OK
Negative topic words: 3.0 3.66592920354 82% => OK
Neutral topic words: 2.0 2.70907079646 74% => OK
Total topic words: 22.0 13.5995575221 162% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

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Rates: 70.83 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 4.25 Out of 6
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