56% of Connecticut's college freshmen aren't ready for college-level work and spend their tuition gaining remedial skills they should've received for free in high school.
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On July 7, 2010, with a unanimous vote, the Connecticut State Board of Education (SBE) adopted new national academic standards known as the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in English language arts and mathematics that will establish what Connecticut’s public school students should know and be able to do as they progress through Grade K-12.