Achievement gaps contribute to Maryland’s fall in education rankings

A Capital News Service analysis of state education data found the achievement gaps were especially pronounced in counties with the highest success rates.

Maryland Students Underperform on New College Readiness Tests

We analyzed the state Department of Education data and found six things you need to know about the exam results.

PARCC results to serve as new baseline, will allow individual and itemized assessment

PARCC testing results come out later this month and the state Department of Education says the results will serve as a new baseline for student assessment.

Law Would Give Autonomy Back To Local Schools

Some legislators, the teacher’s union and local school officials are fighting the Maryland State Board of Education to get local autonomy back for teacher evaluations.