Maryland schools plan to start their annual round of standardized tests this week, despite legislators’ efforts to cancel them this year.
Gov. Martin O’Malley is announcing $5.5 million in grants to boost digital learning and to help high school students earn college credit.
For the fifth time in as many years, Maryland’s public schools rank first in the nation according to Education Week’s annual ‘Quality Counts’ rankings.
Maryland will receive $6.7 million from the federal government to continue turnaround efforts in the state’s worst schools, adding to the $60 million it has already received.