71% of Louisiana'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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In 2010, Louisiana adopted Common Core State Standards in English language arts and math. The new academic standards are based on research and were developed collaboratively by a coalition of teachers, school leaders and education experts from Louisiana and 45 states. Full implementation takes place during the 2014 - 2015 school year.