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Testing chipping away at teaching, educators say

Standardized testing is chipping away at “so many layers” of a public school classroom these days, a panel of educators said during a town hall meeting — taking away from teacher autonomy to curriculum and even technology hubs placed in […]

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Standardized testing is chipping away at “so many layers” of a public school classroom these days, a panel of educators said during a town hall meeting — taking away from teacher autonomy to curriculum and even technology hubs placed in […]

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IRS data again shows taxpayers leaving Maryland

Recently released data from the IRS shows that about 5,500 more taxpayers left Maryland in 2012 than moved to the state. Long-cited by tax critics as annual data that show the

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Struggles of low-paid Marylanders misrepresented in flawed report

By Editor B with Flickr Creative Commons License This article is in response to the story earlier this week "Md. welfare benefits better than most European countries, think-tank claims"By Benjamin

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Mandel dead at 95: The accidental governor’s achievements outlived scandal

Former Gov. Marvin Mandel at his 95th birthday celebration in Mary with Gov. Larry Hogan. Photo by Governor's Office. By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com Former Gov. Marvin Mandel died Sunday, ending a remarkable

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Prison layoffs another example of ready, fire, aim?

Public Safety Secretary Stephen Moyer at podium testifies Wednesday to the Board of Public Works, foreground from left, Comptroller Peter Franchot, Gov. Larry Hogan, Treasurer Nancy Kopp. Photo by

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Maryland welfare benefits better than most European countries

Applying for benefits By USDAgov with Flickr Creative Commons License By Meg TullyFor MarylandReporter.com A new report by libertarian think-tank Cato Institute asserts that Maryland’s welfare benefits are higher than almost

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Redistricting Reform Commission goes to work

Redistricting Reform Commission holds first meeting. Photo by Rebecca Lessner, MarylandReporter.com By Rebecca LessnerFor MarylandReporter.com Gov. Larry Hogan’s 11-member  Redistricting Reform Commission, created on Aug. 6 by executive order, met for

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Asian Sister State programs honor First Lady Yumi Hogan

From left: Min Xu, counselor at Chinese embassy; Nobuko Sasae, wife of Japan's ambassador; First Lady Yumi Hogan; Seon-Hwa Lee, wife of Korea's ambassador; Mi Schill Kim, chair Maryland-Gyeongsangnam

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Franchot flips out over standardized testing contract

Comptroller Peter Franchot By Len LazarickLen@MarylandReporter.comHere's a test for post-grad policy wonks:Having watched Wednesday's Board of Public Works meeting online, how would you describe Comptroller Peter Franchot grilling of state

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Did Maryland really save money on new standardized school tests?

Photo by mmole with Flickr Creative Commons License By Melody SimmonsFor Maryland Reporter.comThis fall, as Maryland schools enter a third year using the Common Core curriculum, state education leaders are

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