Maryland to release school star ratings this week, with some tweaks in second year of the ranking system

Maryland education officials are set to release their second set of school star ratings this week, adding surveys of students and teachers to this year’s assessment of the quality of education in each of the state’s 1,400 public schools. The rankings system, which was introduced last year, grades schools in a more holistic way by factoring in not just students’ standardized test scores, but a variety of other, less traditional measures of quality. (Balt. Sun)

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