Local schools have struggled to remain autonomous with binding regulations coming from the state and federal education departments.
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.
Parents and education experts argued the pros and cons of Common Core in front of the Maryland House Ways and Means Committee.
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.
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.