22% of Michigan'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, the State Board of Education adopted the Career and College Ready Common Core State Standards (CCR-CCSS) as the new standards for K-12 Mathematics and English Language Arts. Full implementation will happen in classrooms by the end of the 2013 school year and new assessments will be in place in 2015.