Will new Common Core standards centralize student learning?

Aired: 12/24/2013 | 0:11:42 | Clip
One of the most significant and controversial changes in U.S. education this year was the growing adoption of new academic standards known as the Common Core. Jeffrey Brown talks to Claudio Sanchez of NPR, Amanda Ripley, author of "The Smartest Kids in the World," and NewsHour Special Correspondent for Education John Merrow.