They want standards just not these.
Check it out:
On New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s official website, he touts the merits and needs of Common Core, an educational program detailing what students should know in regards to math and English by the end of the 12th grade:
“The Common Core standards are a critical part of transforming New York’s schools, and the failure to effectively implement them has led to confusion and frustration among students and their families.”
Despite his initial optimism surrounding Common Core, however, New York test scores have remained remarkably flat after its implementation: