Common Core Standards
Fourth-grader Ryan Pickus works on a computer in Mrs. Johnson's fourth-grade classroom at Clarksville Elementary School where Common Core standards are being implemented. Kids use Apple laptops and headphones while working with a social media educational program and other writing practice software. (Photo by Nate Pesce /September 30, 2013)
The PTA Council of Howard County is holding a Common Core forum Sunday, Dec. 8, from 5 to 8 p.m., at Reservoir High School in Fulton.
The council has invited state and local education officials and national experts to speak on the new Common Core State Standards Initiative that were fully rolled out by the Howard County Public School System and Maryland, along with this 44 other states this year.
Audience questions will also be answered at the forum.
For more information, go to ptachc.org.
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