Common Core Town Hall Prompts Some to Do Their Research

  // Thursday, 24 July 2014 11:29 //
It's been a long journey to improve education in Tennessee, and opening the books on Common Core is the latest attempt.

"We had a very, very low set of standards early. In 2008 to 2009, we switched to Tennessee Diploma Project standards, which were much more rigorous," said Jamie Parris, the Director of Secondary Math and Science at Hamilton County Schools.

During NewsChannel9's Town Hall forum Thursday night, viewers weighed in on the good and bad.

On social media, RaiderHeel tweeted, "We don't need our kids to memorize facts anymore. We need them to be able to solve problems and think. Common Core helps." Others, like Brett Bailey, are on the other side of the fence. Bailey tweeted, "Now in time it's hard for parents to help kids with homework, didn't have this problem 13 years ago.

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