Pearson/Montgomery County Curriculum Deal Gets Praise

By Catherine Gewertz — September 24, 2010 1 min read
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You’ve read here about the controversial deal that Maryland’s biggest school district made with ed publishing giant Pearson to partner on an elementary-level curriculum. There’s been some unpleasantness on this; most recently, the Maryland board of ed unloaded a bit of ire on the Montgomery County school system about it.

Now The Washington Post is weighing in, devoting a small but valuable chunk of editorial real estate to wishing everyone could just calm down and see the deal as a win for everybody.

A version of this news article first appeared in the Curriculum Matters blog.