• Md. students begin new testing in March

    WASHINGTON — Maryland grade and high school students will face new-generation statewide testing starting next month that will measure their progress based on Common Core-type standards. Students in grades three through eight and high school…

  • Are Md. schools really No. 1? Not so fast

    Maryland has long touted its public schools as the best in the nation. But leaving out a key group of students in national testing might be skewing the scores.

  • Drink up: Hydrated students score better

    A new study shows teachers may be hurting students chances at higher test scores by banning water bottles in the classroom.