Maryland Teachers' Group Launches Ad Campaign on TestingMaryland educators are launching an advertising campaign to reduce standardized testing requirements.
House Approves Bill for Commission on Standardized TestsThe Maryland House of Delegates unanimously added their support to a review of the state's standardized testing system.
Md. Senate Approves Commission to Look at Standardized TestsThe Maryland Senate voted unanimously to start double checking the state's answers when it comes to standardized tests.
Moratorium on Test Assessment Gets Unfavorable StampA bill that would put a moratorium on controversial standardized tests in Maryland got a failing grade by a Senate committee.
'Race To The Top’ Grant Program Is Changing EducationSince Race to the Top was launched, schools across the country have adopted new, rigorous education standards, implemented stringent teacher evaluation systems and are developing data collection systems to better inform instruction.
Standardized Tests Under Fire in MarylandThe standardized tests called the Maryland School Assessments are coming under fire from some parents, teachers, lawmakers and school officials.
Va. Education Board Delays Grade Criteria VoteThe Virginia Board of Education has pushed to November a vote on criteria that will be used to grade public schools.
Montgomery Math Exam Failures Prompt ReviewMontgomery Count school officials say they are looking into why more than half of students failed some of their final exams in math.
Va Bill Would Remove History And Science From 3rd Grade Standardized TestsA bill that would remove the science and history portions of the Standards of Learning tests given to third grade students in VA is one step closer to becoming law.