Tuesday, August 22, 2017 Steven Hershkowitzshershkowitz@mseanea.org(410) 353-0755 Today, the Maryland State Department of Education released Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) test results for the 2016-2017 school year. Maryland State Education Association President Betty Weller released the following statement: “This year’s PARCC scores are a reflection of the fact that our […]
Thursday, May 25, 2017 Steven Hershkowitzshershkowitz@mseanea.org(410) 353-0755 Today, Gov. Larry Hogan signed the unanimously-approved More Learning, Less Testing Act (SB452) into law. The legislation limits mandated testing to 2.2% of the year in Maryland public schools—or 23.8 hours in elementary and middle schools and 25.7 hours in high schools—except in eighth grade, where the limit […]
With a piece of poster board and a few markers, Teresa Danks has raised more than $30,000 for school supplies. But why should educators have to go to such lengths to provide classrooms with basic supplies?