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March 6, 2021 | Halle Grossett

Maryland Delays Standardized Tests Until Fall Semester

On March 4, the Maryland State Board of Education announced that all standardized testing will be postponed until the fall. The United States Department of Education has maintained that states must administer annual standardized tests this year, but has extended the deadline for when tests must be taken. The board agrees that the value of […]

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September 1, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

MCPS Seeking Clarity Over Minimum Hour Requirement for Direct Teacher Instruction

Montgomery County Public Schools’ (MCPS) virtual learning guidelines may or may not fall within the number of hours of teacher-led learning that the Maryland State Board of Education (BOE) called for at its meeting Tuesday morning. It all comes down to how the average number of hours are calculated. The state BOE agreed Sept. 1 […]

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April 27, 2012 | Staff Writer

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The latest edition of “21 This Week” will premiere Sunday, April 29 at 11 a.m. The panel discusses many topics relevant to life in Montgomery County. Topics include the new State Superintendent of Schools, Pepco’s request to raise rates and more speed cameras. Tune into Montgomery Channel 21 Sunday at 11 a.m.. View other episodes […]

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