by Jon Marcus
summary by SmartBrief for the Higher Ed Leader
"University faculty in Tennessee this summer are learning how entry-level English and math courses need to change to sync up with what incoming freshmen have been learning under Common Core State Standards. Their efforts are part of a trend at colleges in states using the new standards as they prepare for students educated under the common core. Kentucky education officials say, thanks to the new standards, they're already seeing fewer students in need of college remedial courses."