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Less PARCC testing next year for MD students

Students in Maryland will spend less time taking state assessments in the 2015-16 school year as a result of changes approved by the multi-state...

New assessment shows gaps in kindergarten readiness in MD schools

Nearly half of the kindergartenders entering Maryland schools in the fall of 2014 were fully ready for learning, according to Maryland's new Kindergarten Readiness...

Commission to study over-testing in MD schools

By Rebecca Lessner for MarylandReporter.com Maryland lawmakers decided the first step to solving over-testing in Maryland public schools is to understand the full problem,...

MD senate passes bill to form a commission to study standardized test concerns

By Rebecca Lessner for MarylandReporter.com Maryland legislators hoped to "reclaim the education system" by grappling with several concerns about standardized tests in the state...

Maryland still ranked No. 1 on AP exam success

For the ninth consecutive year, Maryland students are at the top of the nation in success on the Advanced Placement (AP) exams, according to...

MD legislators challenge excessive school testing

By Rebecca Lessner for MarylandReporter.com An unusually bipartisan group of 39 Maryland lawmakers, lead by a freshman delegate who is a veteran high school...

Maryland teachers speak out against new kindergarten assessment

The majority of kindergarten teachers in Maryland are deeply concerned about the new Kindergarten Readiness Assessment, according to a report released by the Maryland...

Maryland teachers and principals score well on report card

Maryland teachers and principals are making the grade according to the first statewide report card issued today. In the first full report on teacher...

Maryland schools not No. 1 in two recent rankings

By Alexis WebbFor MarylandReporter.com Maryland top officials frequently cite the state having the "best schools in America" five years in a row, based on...

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