Tag: Education Week
Maryland schools slip to No. 3 in Education Week report card
by Len Lazarick | January 8, 2015 | Education, News | 0 |
For the umpteenth time in his two terms as governor, on Wednesday Martin O’Malley again touted that Maryland’s public schools had been No. 1 in America for five years running from Education Week magazine. But Maryland’s schools slipped a notch in the Education Week report card released Thursday, tripping to third place behind Massachusetts and New Jersey.Read More
Maryland public schools at top of class for third consecutive year
by Len Lazarick | January 11, 2011 | Education, News | 1 |
For the third year in a row, Maryland public schools have again been ranked No. 1 in the nation by Education Week magazine.
Maryland’s K-12 system again achieved this top-of-the-class status with a B+ grade (87.6), edging out New York and Massachusetts with their B grades by 3 and 5 points, respectively.Read More
Maryland schools stay at number one
by Len Lazarick | January 14, 2010 | Education, News | 0 |
Maryland public schools remain tops in the nation for the second year in a row, according to the latest report card by Education Week magazine, released Wednesday.
The state school system even moved up a notch to a B+ from last year’s B. With a score of 87.5, Maryland is 3.5 points ahead of its nearest competitor, New York, and a full five points ahead of Massachusetts, which it barely edged out last year.
Virginia schools are number 4 with a B-, moving down 1 point this year to 83.2. Maryland’s higher grade this year partly reflects big improvement in a section of the report card on “the teaching profession.”Read More
Analysis: Will Maryland schools stay number 1?
by Len Lazarick | December 28, 2009 | Education, News | 0 |
For almost a year now, Gov. Martin O’Malley, Schools Superintendent Nancy Grasmick and other state officials have been happily boasting that Maryland’s public school system is the best in the country. On Jan. 14, we’ll find out if the bragging can continue.Read More
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