standardized testing

(Rockville, MD) — Montgomery County middle schoolers performed poorly on state standardized tests this year. Of the county’s 38 middle schools, 12 failed to meet “No Child Left Behind” targets. That’s compared to five schools that missed their marks last year. Special education students and low-income students faired the worst. School leaders say a new […]

(Upper Marlboro, MD) — Prince George’s County Public Schools officials are pointing to results from recent standardized tests and Adequate Yearly Progress reports as proof of improvement in the schools. Board of Education Chair Verjeana Jacobs says she is particularly pleased by a ten-point jump in Grade Eight reading achievement in the Maryland School Assessment […]