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Sen. Van Hollen Favors Implementation Of National Standards For School Systems

September 4th, 2018 by WCBC Radio

States are raising the stakes when it comes to what is expected of students, but academic performances aren't reflecting the increased expectations.  According to a report in the journal Education Next, researchers found no correlation between a rise in state standards and a rise in student achievement – despite this being the main objective of raising the bar of test proficiency.  Maryland U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen says that he has always favored the concept of implementing national standards for school systems….


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