Many States Struggle Working With Colleges to Implement Common Core

Most states said working with colleges and universities to implement Common Core has been challenging.

A new study found that most states are working with colleges to transition to Common Core, but many are also facing challenges.

Therefore, having more college input on how well the assessments meet their expectations would help students and parents know each year whether they are on track to be ready for entry-level courses, she said.

"Working towards having colleges and universities recognize these assessments and the performance standards ... and recognizing those as evidence that students are ready for credited courses takes some of the mystery out of this," King says.

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