Sampling of Md. teachers shows support for national standards

04/20/2010 | Sun (Baltimore), The

A sampling of Maryland teachers found they are in favor of national standards being developed by the National Governors Association for teaching K-12 students, according to a survey by The Baltimore Sun. The proposed standards -- which focus on in-depth and analytical learning -- are more straightforward and clear than the state's existing standards, the teachers said, with some math instructors praising the idea of teaching fewer concepts and some language-arts teachers supporting an increased focus on writing.

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