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Senate Committee Taking Up Issue Of Student Testing

March 4th, 2016 by WCBC Radio

In Annapolis this week, a Senate committee takes up the issue of student testing, and whether students take too many standardized tests.  Among the bills the Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee considers today a measure to limit the amount of classroom instruction time devoted to standardized testing to just 2-percent, or 20 hours per year. Betty Weller, president of the Maryland State Education Association says there are so many tests because teacher evaluations are tied to student test scores…


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