Big clashes in Annapolis on the implementation of the Maryland School Assessment standardized test.

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Marylandreporter.com details the fight brewing between the Governor's administration (and especially the Maryland State Department of Education) and other state lawmakers and state teachers over the implementation of the Maryland School Assessment standardized test. Those who want the test waived this year argue that it is out of date and is based on curriculum that is being phased out. But the Governor and the MSDE argue that the MSA gives the administration good measurable data about the status of student performance. A bill to require the state ask for a waiver from implementing the MSA had a hearing in Annapolis Wednesday.

Read more at the MarylandReporter.com.

2/13/14 Todd Reynolds, Political Action Coordinator