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Maryland School Assessment Scores Fall

Student test scores slip. Reading and math scores on Maryland’s state tests for elementary and middle school students have sink to their lowest levels in seven years. So what’s to blame?

07/11/2014

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Major Changes Are In Store For The SAT College Entrance Exam

The College Board that creates the SAT test conducted its own exam and realized it was failing students.

03/06/2014

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Program At Naval Academy Aims To Get Kids Interested In Math And Science

From building rockets to programming robots, this is easy work for hundreds of young girls in Maryland.

03/02/2014

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Md. Schools Aren’t On Top Of New Report On Grade 8

While Maryland’s school system has had the top spot in a publication’s annual ranking of the nation’s schools for five years in a row, the state is far from the top of a new report comparing eighth-graders in the United States with other states and 38 other countries.

10/24/2013

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Think Math & Science Are Boring? City Students Use Them To Make Robots

Summer school with a twist. Baltimore City students are getting a chance to put their math and science skills to the test.

07/31/2013

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MSA Test Results: Maryland Schools Decline Slightly In Reading & Math

The Maryland School Assessments are in, and the state schools superintendent says there is progress to be made.

07/23/2013

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Montgomery Math Exam Failures Prompt Review

Montgomery County school officials say they are looking into why more than half of students failed some of their final exams in math.

05/05/2013

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Beyond The Textbooks: What’s Really Working In The Classroom?

The U.S. lags behind other countries when it comes to preparing students for science, engineering and math courses. One group of writers believes that more media attention could boost the number of interested students.

02/08/2013

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AP Math Amuses Sophomore

Kundan Chintamaneni’s mother cannot keep up with the star calculus student’s use of sticky notes and scrap paper to solve the latest problem in the array of competitions he is always entering.

12/30/2012

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Hopkins Gets $7.4M Grant For Math, Science Education

Johns Hopkins University has been awarded a $7.4 million grant to help boost science and math learning in Baltimore elementary schools.

09/24/2012

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Baltimore City Students Show Growth In Math On Nation’s Report Card

The report card is in for Baltimore City schools. Students rank below the national average, but they’re still making some important progress.

12/07/2011

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Baltimore City Offers Free Saturday Math Enrichment Program

Baltimore City introduces a new program and it could mean weekend classes for some students.

11/22/2011

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