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Feds Release Report On Race To The Top Progress

Maryland made important steps in the third year of implementing its $250 million Race to the Top education grant, but the state also faced multiple challenges, a U.S. Education Department report said Wednesday.

03/19/2014

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Snow Closures Delay Maryland School Assessment Tests

A snowstorm has delayed the start of Maryland School Assessment standardized testing in at least some of the state’s 24 school districts.

03/03/2014

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Md. Gets Waiver On Federal Sanctions Over Testing

Students trying out a new standardized test this year won’t have to take overlapping portions of a test already in use, the state announced Friday. The federal government has granted a waiver to avoid double-testing.

02/14/2014

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Delegate: Not Too Late To Cancel Standardized Test

Public schools are set to begin the Maryland School Assessments in less than five weeks, but lawmakers who consider the test too outdated say there’s still time to cancel it for the year. Next week the House of Delegates will review a proposal to do that.

01/30/2014

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82 Percent Of Md. Kindergartners Are School-Ready

An assessment of Maryland kindergartners shows young children in the state have made huge gains over the past decade in terms of their readiness for school.

10/12/2013

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National Weather Service Confirms 10 Tornadoes; At Least 3 Are EF1s

The National Weather Service (NWS) has confirmed that 10 tornadoes touched down in Maryland on Friday.

06/04/2012

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Washington Monument Damage Assessment Continuing

A major tourist attraction in D.C. will remain closed.

09/26/2011

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