Frederick Co. Considering Policy On Student Testing RefusalsThe Frederick County Board of Education is considering a policy to guide county schools when students refuse to take state standardized tests.
Md. Teachers Launching Campaign To Cut Number Of Standardized TestsAre Maryland students being tested too much? That's the concern of thousands of teachers across the state.
Army Unit From Md. Packing Up Ebola Mobile Labs In LiberiaA U.S. military medical unit from Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland is packing up four mobile Ebola testing laboratories in Liberia after a nearly four-month deployment.
Md. Court: DNA Evidence At Trial Must Be ConfirmedMaryland's highest court has ruled that criminal defendants cannot present evidence of DNA matches to other suspects at trial unless the results have been confirmed by more testing.
Schools In Baltimore's Poorest Neighborhoods Outpacing Others StatewideCracking 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.
Md. Gets Waiver On Federal Sanctions Over TestingStudents 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.
Md. School District Wants To Do Away With Old Assessment Test For StudentsTesting for testing sake. That's what some state school leaders are saying about the Maryland assessment test for students.
University Of Md. Among Schools Developing Drone Concepts For Civilian UseMaryland 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.
D.C. Streetcar Testing Begins With First Car's ArrivalThe 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.
Md., Va., N.J. Support Applications To Test DronesThe governors of Maryland, Virginia and New Jersey have thrown their support behind three universities' applications to collaborate on a test site for drones.
Drowning Aftermath: OSHA Finds Safety Violations At Army Pond In AberdeenThe 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.
Supreme Court Says Police Can Take DNA Swabs From ArresteesLandmark decision. The Supreme Court rules to allow Maryland to continue taking DNA samples from people arrested for violent crimes--before they are convicted.