New Common Core standards stress deeper learning, practical skills

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 | 6:00 a.m. CST; updated 3:45 p.m. CST, Thursday, March 7, 2013

Editor's note: The second in a series of three stories on Columbia Public Schools' new academic standards, this installment deals with how the new academic standards are affecting teachers and students in the classroom and how classroom learning formats could change as the standards are implemented.