Baltimore County Curriculum Contract Ended Amid Feuding

County severed contract with edCount just months before school started.

As Baltimore County prepared for a major shift in education to take effect this school year, Superintendent Dallas Dance promised that the system’s 53,000 elementary students would be taught with a “world-class” curriculum.

But the initial multimillion-dollar effort to develop course plans for language arts collapsed as complaints flew in both directions between school officials and a Washington-based company hired for the project, according to email and other documents obtained by The Baltimore Sun in a public records request.    Read More