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Maryland Leads Ranking Of Public Schools

January 11th, 2013 by WCBC Radio

Education Week is out with its annual rankings of public schools.  And Maryland is once again at the head of its class. Maryland gets a B plus with a score rated at 87.5.  No state received an A.  The next highest was Massachusetts with a B and 84.1. Those numbers were based on evaluations in several areas: chance for success, K to 12 achievement, standards assessments, and accountability, teaching profession, finance, and transitions and alignments.  Maryland's highest score was an A in transitions and alignments, covering, in part, early childhood education, which had a perfect 100. The lowest score was teaching profession, B, 83.7.  Maryland Superintendent of Schools Dr Lillian Lowery…

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