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Montgomery Co. schools must rethink school evaluations

Montgomery County has long touted its teacher evaluation system, which includes peer review for struggling teachers, as a great tool to ensure quality in the classroom. However, State Superintendent Lillian M. Lowery - the head of Maryland's schools - is not impressed.

Saturday - 02/09/2013, 08:38am EST

Tags: Montgomery County schools, kate ryan, Race to the Top, State Superintendent Lillian M. Lowery, The Gazette

Report: Ga., Md., DC stumbled in school reform

Federal officials say schools in Georgia, Maryland and the District of Columbia have stumbled in making progress under the Obama administration's Race to the Top grants.

Friday - 02/01/2013, 01:44pm EST

Tags: schools, Race to the Top, education reform

Despite 'Race to the Top' delays, Md. on track

Federal education officials say some Maryland "Race to the Top" programs were delayed by hiring troubles in the first year of the initiative, but the state is "well-positioned" for a second year and beyond.

Tuesday - 01/10/2012, 06:38am EST

Tags: Race to the Top