Cracking the code. They are schools in the city’s poorest neighborhoods. But when it comes to good grades and top test scores, students are outpacing other children in more affluent areas statewide.
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.
Testing for testing sake. That’s what some state school leaders are saying about the Maryland assessment test for students.
Maryland airspace may not be involved, but the state’s brain power definitely is. The FAA will include research at the University of Maryland into the job of integrating drone aircraft into civilian airspace.
The arrival of the first streetcar in the District of Columbia in half a century is drawing attention this weekend as testing begins for the new streetcar line on H Street.
The governors of Maryland, Virginia and New Jersey have thrown their support behind three universities’ applications to collaborate on a test site for drones.
The investigation is over. The Labor Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration found serious safety violations after three deaths at an Army weapons testing pond in Aberdeen.
Landmark decision. The Supreme Court rules to allow Maryland to continue taking DNA samples from people arrested for violent crimes–before they are convicted.
D.C. police will resume blood-alcohol tests for suspected drunken drivers later this week, two years after the program was suspended because of testing equipment flaws.
A Frederick wine bar faces a possible $300 fine for letting a manager drink on duty. The boss says the manager was just testing the wine after a customer complained.
When an older driver hit and killed a Hopkins student, his parents targeted people they believe should no longer get behind the wheel: older drivers.
Within their home office, Jill and Jim Kopernick have everything they need to learn about drugs. Earlier this year, the Annapolis couple became the Maryland contractor for Mobile Drug Testing, an agency that provides door-to-door testing services. As a result, they get a steady supply of instant test kits that can detect the presence of marijuana, cocaine, opiates and other drugs.