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Hagerstown, MD: 2/3 of district students failing English/math testing

Aug 26, 2017, Hagerstown (MD) Herald Mail: Two-thirds of Washington County Public Schools students failed standardized tests last year http://www.heraldmailmedia.com/news/education/two-thirds-of-washington-county-public-schools-students-failed-standardized/article_36eaf612-8a99-11e7-b414-ebebb Two out of every three Washington County Public Schools students failed standardized English and mathematics exams last year. While some student segments saw improvements in their scores, the majority of test-taking groups in county elementary, middle and high schools saw declines in those who met or exceeded standards in both subjects, according to data released this week by the Maryland State Department of Education…. Two years ago, the school system began a restructuring process to place more emphasis on professional development and curriculum that better prepares students. ...