Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Postsecondary Success

Common Core Goes to College

The report from The New America Foundation argues that the current higher education landscape is full of practices that prevent clear alignment with the Common Core, particularly in the areas of admissions, financial aid, retesting and course placement, and developmental education. If colleges and universities can align with the new college- and career-ready standards, the report states, we can help to ensure the successful transition from high school to college for millions of students.

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