Maryland schools plan to start their annual round of standardized tests this week, despite legislators’ efforts to cancel or replace them this year.
Legislation that seeks to cancel most standardized testing in Maryland’s public schools this spring would leave teachers unsure about what to plan for, a top state education official said Wednesday.
The Maryland School Assessments are in, and the state schools superintendent says there is progress to be made.
The Maryland State Department of Education says it has approved teacher and principal evaluation plans in 21 Maryland school systems, clearing the way for the state to receive $250 million in federal funds.
Students around the state are preparing for some important exams this week.
New numbers show a slight improvement in the education of Baltimore City schools, but there is still a long way to go.
A music video, featuring students from George Washington Elementary, helps students prepare for the Maryland School Assessments.