Maryland school leaders have decided to lower the number of standardized tests students will have to take next year.
Since Race to the Top was launched, schools across the country have adopted new, rigorous education standards, implemented stringent teacher evaluation systems and are developing data collection systems to better inform instruction.
Maryland schools plan to start their annual round of standardized tests this week, despite legislators’ efforts to cancel or replace them this year.
D.C. Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson is denying allegations of widespread cheating on standardized tests.
Maryland education officials are set to hear analysis of the results of the latest batch of standardized tests for elementary and middle school students.