Tag: core curriculum

Teachers, School Boards Seek to Drop Standardized Tests


Dozens of parents told legislators Wednesday that the entire Common Core curriculum ought to be scrapped.

But even those who support the new education standards, such as school boards and the state teachers union, said the standardized tests scheduled this spring should be dropped since they’re not based on the new curriculum.

Baltimore County Parent Arrested During School Meeting


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Plenty of parents have strong feelings about the Common Core curriculum. Not many would go so far as to get arrested because of it — but that’s exactly what happened to Robert Small. The father of a Baltimore County student got so worked up at a public forum night in Towson that he was yanked out of the meeting, arrested, and charged with second-degree assault of a police officer — and offense with a maximum punishment of ten years in prison.