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As you brainstorm and hypothesize what school issues may arise when curriculum does not align with the standards, I strongly feel that this misalignment poses some serious problems in areas such as lack of teacher and student accountability. Teachers could be simply having kids color, watch movies, or create random Power Points without a solid correlation between instruction/curriculum and standards/objectives/goals.
Besides lack of teacher ...
The value of curriculum and standards alignment is clearly discussed.