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State Action Plan Ignites New Goals in a Rural County

You see it all the time: ambitious "action plans" issued by state and federal agencies that attract lots of attention at their unveilings, then lots of dust on their shelves. Not so in Maryland, where a state plan is stirring local change.
Information Update
March 29, 2012
 
In Harford County, for example, leaders used a state plan to find out more than ever about their young people, and to craft an ambitious blueprint of their own to fill previously unseen gaps, overcome barriers and build on strengths. Read this short story about how the state plan guides change in one county.