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.

Per our current system, education and curriculum are set by the state. However, this poses a conflict in that not all children are receiving the same quality of education. A standard national curriculum would be advantageous in that it would close the gaps in education that occur between various states.

Implementing a standard national curriculum would close education gaps by leveling the playing field for students who are zoned to underfunded schools.
These schools often do not have enough income to provide even books for the students, let alone a quality curriculum. By implementing a national curriculum, these children would be guaranteed to have the same information presented to them as children at a more well-funded institution. This would eventually affect the college admissions process in which, currently, children who are from better schools have a more prestigious curriculum and, thus, are more likable in a blind admissions process. A national curriculum would solve the pressing issue in which not all children have equal access to a quality education.

Secondly, a national curriculum would assure that all children in the same grade are learning the same things. This would be advantageous in the case of, say, a cross-country move. Currently, if a child's family decides to relocate, the child may be placed in a school in which his new school's curriculum is the same as the curriculum presented in his previous year at his prior school. A national curriculum would ensure that all children of the same age in the country are receiving the same information, assuring that no child leaves school with gaps in their education.

On the contrary, a national curriculum could be seen as limiting the ability to individualize a curriculum to meet a child's particular needs. This would be especially disadvantageous in special education, in which each child needs a specific education plan that allows them to be challenged properly at their developmental level. However, provisions could be made to a national curriculum to allow for customization when needed.

In conclusion, a national curriculum would help close the current existing gaps in education, especially those gaps that occur from state-to-state. As long as education is legislated by the state government, children from one state to the next will be learning vastly different things.

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Transition Words or Phrases used:
however, if, may, second, secondly, so, thus, well, in conclusion, on the contrary

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 : 2.0 14.8657303371 13% => More conjunction wanted.
Relative clauses : 15.0 11.3162921348 133% => OK
Pronoun: 24.0 33.0505617978 73% => OK
Preposition: 46.0 58.6224719101 78% => OK
Nominalization: 15.0 12.9106741573 116% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 2005.0 2235.4752809 90% => OK
No of words: 377.0 442.535393258 85% => More content wanted.
Chars per words: 5.31830238727 5.05705443957 105% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.4064143971 4.55969084622 97% => OK
Word Length SD: 3.07052522444 2.79657885939 110% => OK
Unique words: 173.0 215.323595506 80% => More unique words wanted.
Unique words percentage: 0.458885941645 0.4932671777 93% => More unique words wanted or less content wanted.
syllable_count: 627.3 704.065955056 89% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.7 1.59117977528 107% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 6.0 6.24550561798 96% => OK
Article: 8.0 4.99550561798 160% => OK
Subordination: 2.0 3.10617977528 64% => OK
Conjunction: 0.0 1.77640449438 0% => OK
Preposition: 4.0 4.38483146067 91% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 17.0 20.2370786517 84% => Need more sentences. Double check the format of sentences, make sure there is a space between two sentences, or have enough periods. And also check the lengths of sentences, maybe they are too long.
Sentence length: 22.0 23.0359550562 96% => OK
Sentence length SD: 41.6603501556 60.3974514979 69% => OK
Chars per sentence: 117.941176471 118.986275619 99% => OK
Words per sentence: 22.1764705882 23.4991977007 94% => OK
Discourse Markers: 4.82352941176 5.21951772744 92% => OK
Paragraphs: 6.0 4.97078651685 121% => OK
Language errors: 0.0 7.80617977528 0% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 9.0 10.2758426966 88% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 4.0 5.13820224719 78% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 4.0 4.83258426966 83% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.1749208456 0.243740707755 72% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0739019721798 0.0831039109588 89% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0475122300049 0.0758088955206 63% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.103710109766 0.150359130593 69% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0350194781053 0.0667264976115 52% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 14.7 14.1392134831 104% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 40.69 48.8420337079 83% => OK
smog_index: 11.2 7.92365168539 141% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 13.1 12.1743820225 108% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 13.58 12.1639044944 112% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 7.99 8.38706741573 95% => OK
difficult_words: 78.0 100.480337079 78% => More difficult words wanted.
linsear_write_formula: 10.5 11.8971910112 88% => OK
gunning_fog: 10.8 11.2143820225 96% => OK
text_standard: 11.0 11.7820224719 93% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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Rates: 66.67 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 4.0 Out of 6
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