42% of Maryland'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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Maryland was one of the first States in the nation to adopt the Common Core State Standards in reading/English language arts and mathematics. The State Board of Education adopted the standards by unanimous vote in June 2010. Full implementation takes place during the 2013 - 2014 school year.