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Maryland's public school students made greater gains on a national standardized test than their peers in nearly every other state, although the achievement gap between white and minority students persists. Bucking the trend on the National Assessment...
A report this week that Maryland students made greater gains on national reading and math tests than their peers in nearly every other state is the clearest sign yet that the decade-long effort to increase school funding and make teachers and principals...
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman announced a new commission Wednesday to re-evaluate the county's all-elected school board structure after hearing complaints about its lack of diversity. The six-member commission chaired by former state schools...
Baltimore County leaders expressed concern Friday that the school system may have wasted as much as $5 million on textbooks and a curriculum that are not being widely used, calling on school officials to more closely monitor spending. "When you find...
The Baltimore SunAfter announcing that cheating had occurred at two elementary schools in the past two years, Baltimore schools CEO Andrés Alonso vowed Thursday that results of the 2011 Maryland School Assessment tests would be the most "extraordinarily transparent set of...
Maryland moved Monday to begin evaluating teachers based in part on how well their students learn their lessons — a significant change that will be tried first in seven school districts, including Baltimore city and county, this fall. The decision,...
The Baltimore City Council, spurred by Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke, deserves praise for its resolution endorsing the Save Our Schools March and National Call to Action, to be held in Washington, D.C., on July 30. This march, and the national attention it...
email@example.comStarting with the Class of 2012, Maryland public high school students might no longer need to take an assessment test measuring their knowledge of government — a test that has been part of statewide graduation requirements. Maryland Schools...
firstname.lastname@example.orgWashington County Educational Support Personnel could get a one-time payment of 1 percent of their base pay if the Board of Education approves a memorandum of understanding with the union during Tuesday’s meeting, School Board President Wayne...
email@example.comOf the $250 million Maryland is getting in federal Race to the Top education funding, $3.1 million will go to Washington County, slightly more than originally expected, according to figures released Thursday. Several months ago, before the federal...
Announcement on school board, union dispute expected later this month The Washington County Board of Education is expected to make an announcement regarding the dispute between the board and the union for the school system’s support personnel...
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