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  • PARCC Scores Show Schools Are Underfunded
    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 […]
  • Maryland Legislation to Limit Testing in Schools Signed into Law
    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 […]

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