maryland school assessment
A bill that would put a moratorium on controversial standardized tests in Maryland got a failing grade by a Senate committee.
Maryland education officials say students’ scores on a statewide reading and math test made an expected drop across the board as the state transitions to new national learning standards.
Public schools are set to begin the Maryland School Assessments in less than five weeks, but lawmakers who consider the test too outdated say there’s still time to cancel it for the year. Next week, the House of Delegates will review a proposal to do that.
Maryland School Assessment scores for elementary and middle school students have dropped this year as the state transitions to new national learning standards, according to data released Tuesday by the Maryland State Department of Education.