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No common ground in Harford for new curriculum standards
No common ground in Harford for new curriculum standards

Common Core, a controversial newly adopted set of education standards nationwide, has become a major concern of educators, school administrators and parents in Harford County and across Maryland. One state delegate from Harford hopes to stop the program in its tracks, and one of the leaders of the county Board of Education said recently the county should assert control over Common Core and other mandates from the Annapolis and Washington, even to the point of refusing to implement them. The Common Core State Standards, adopted by the Maryland State Board of Education in 2010, are a set of academic goals in English language arts, mathematics and technology to create consistent educational...

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