The state’s public school system remains the top school system in the country for a fifth straight year, according to a report released by Education Week Thursday.
A leading education publication, Education Week graded Maryland public schools a B+ overall, the only state to receive such a high mark. Massachusetts, New York and Virginia followed Maryland in the ranking, each receiving B marks.
Maryland earned its best marks, A’s, in the areas of early-childhood education and preparing students for the workforce. The state’s school system received A- marks in the areas of college readiness and school accountability.
The state received its lowest mark, C-, for equity in K-12 achievement. A summary of the Education Week report can be found here. Maryland’s report card...