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Carroll school committee members decry loss of local control with high school health curriculum

June 23, 2022

Earlier this month, as the Carroll County Board of Education adopted an alternative framework for its high school human sexuality curriculum, members of the school system’s Family Life Advisory Committee lamented a loss of local control over what students should and should not be learning in county classrooms. The Code of Maryland Regulations directs local school boards to provide “appropriate alternative learning activities” in health education for students whose parents wish to opt them out of the Maryland Comprehensive Health Education Framework section on family life and human sexuality.

Article Source: Carroll County Times

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