Fourteen challengers made their case for the three open seats on the Howard County Board of Education at a candidate forum on Monday night. Patch's .
In the video, Corey Andrews, a high school senior from Elkridge, expresses his displeasure with standardized tests. David Gertler, a math teacher from Ellicott City, discusses how technology will transform education. Incumbents Allen Dyer, Ellicott City, and Ellen Flynn Giles, Laurel, debate the current problems on the board. Olga Butler, of Elkridge, tells the audience the board needs to make decisions they can measure. At the end, Ann DeLacy, a former Howard County middle school teacher for 25 years from Columbia, expressed the need for a representative with a Howard County School background to be elected to the board.