Autonomy Of Local Schools Uncertain

Local schools have struggled to remain autonomous with binding regulations coming from the state and federal education departments.

Average Maryland Teacher Sees Drop In Salary

Despite an increased workload as a result of the Common Core State Standards, Maryland teachers have seen a dip in their average salary since 2009.

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.

Experts and Parents Face Off on Common Core

Parents and education experts argued the pros and cons of Common Core in front of the Maryland House Ways and Means Committee.

Success of Obama’s Education Initiative in Maryland Unclear

A report on the failings of President Barack Obama’s $4 billion education initiative has evoked conflicting responses about the program’s effectiveness in Maryland.

Maryland Hits Hurdles in Race to the Top

Problems with teacher evaluation systems and data management have only slightly strained Maryland’s progress toward implementing Race to the Top reforms, according to a report released by the Center for American Progress.

Maryland schools test evaluating teachers on student performance

Maryland schools are moving closer to overhauling the way that they evaluate teachers by putting more emphasis on student performance and test scores.