Friday, July 7, 2017

Some employees in a large Maryland school system see signs of grade tampering

As Maryland orders an investigation into whether grades were manipulated to drive up graduation rates in Prince George’s County, employees at several of the district’s high schools say they have encountered signs of grade tampering and pressure to pass their students.
Eight employees, based in six of the county’s 22 high schools, described in interviews with The Washington Post grading incidents they found troubling after allegations emerged of corruption in the school system. Gov. Larry Hogan (R) asked for an investigation on June 25, and the state board of education voted to pursue it two days later...

1 comment:

  1. Instead of stemming the tide of a downhill spiral, they promote the elusive STEM as the panacea.


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