ERIC Number: ED484147
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Reference Count: 0
Building the Bridge: State of Education, 2004.
Maryland State Department of Education
Maryland's second phase of school reform, Achievement Matters Most, is being implemented throughout the state. Working together, teachers, parents, and administrators are providing for children a positive and safe environment. The state has in place a new series of assessments, which collect data required by the federal No Child Left Behind Act, and has developed tools to help students, teachers and parents. Maryland's Voluntary State Curriculum has been released and is being piloted throughout the state. The state has strengthened requirements for Maryland teachers and have developed new pathways to certification. This brief publication provides a snapshot of Maryland's public schools. Data is displayed in graphs.
Descriptors: Academic Standards, State Standards, Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Equal Education, Parent Participation, Student Diversity, Educational Improvement, Early Childhood Education, Public Education
Maryland State Department of Education, 200 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201. Tel: 888-246-0016 (Toll Free); Web site: http://www.marylandpublicschools.org.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore.