New Common Core State Standards address lack of student literacy

Monday, December 10, 2012 | 6:00 a.m. CST; updated 3:45 p.m. CST, Thursday, March 7, 2013

Editor's note: The first in a series of three stories on Columbia Public Schools' new academic standards, this installment deals with how a lack of literacy in graduating high school students has helped spark the need for more rigorous expectations in schools.