Education does not end when the dismissal bell rings. Learning can and must continue when children are at home. Frederick County Public Schools students in grades three through eight improved on math exams last year, and performed among the best school systems in the state — though still below pre-pandemic levels. On the Algebra I test for the Maryland Comprehensive Assessment Program (MCAP), 26% of FCPS students earned a proficiency score, which is the fifth highest in the state and significantly better than the statewide average of 17%.
A renewed focus on tutoring and a rethinking of homework
August 28, 2023