Eastern Shore Education

Lawmakers, Educators Push for Less Classroom-testing Time

Maryland is ranked as the second-worst state in the nation for teacher classroom autonomy, according to the Learning Policy Institute, and testing mandates are a major contributor to this ranking, according to the Maryland State Education Association. Lawmakers and educators testified Wednesday before the Senate Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs committee in favor of the Less Testing, More Learning Act -- legislation sponsored by Sen. Roger Manno, D-Montgomery, that would limit … [Read More...]