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Md. Senate Votes to Limit Use of Student Testing Data

Maryland senators say the state should wait to use student testing data to make decisions on teachers’ jobs until the Common Core standards are solidly established.

03/13/2014

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Education Official Argues Against Maryland School Assessment Cancellation

Legislation that seeks to cancel most standardized testing in Maryland’s public schools this spring would leave teachers unsure about what to plan for, a top state education official said Wednesday.

02/05/2014

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Standardized Tests Under Fire in Maryland

The standardized tests called the Maryland School Assessments are coming under fire from some parents, teachers, lawmakers and school officials.

12/23/2013

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Task Force: All Patients Between Ages Of 15 And 65 Should Be Tested For HIV

New guidelines where released by the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force which assert that all clinical patients between the ages of 15 and 65 should be tested for HIV.

05/03/2013

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Test Fees For Low-Income Students Gets DOE Funding

West Virginia will receive nearly $53,000 from the U.S. Department of Education to cover fees charged to low-income students who take Advanced Placement tests.

08/02/2012

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DeMaurice Smith Responds To Congressional Hearing On HGH

DeMaurice Smith welcomes congressional hearing on HGH but wants questions answered first.

106.7 The Fan–10/26/2011

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