Does Md. school district's curriculum match the final exam?

05/5/2013 | Washington Post, The

After thousands of high-school students in Montgomery County, Md., failed the recent final exams for geometry and algebra II, questions are being asked about whether the exams fairly assess the work covered in the courses. A work group is forming to investigate possible reasons for the high percentage of failures, including issues related to teaching, support for students and whether the exams truly are aligned with material being taught.

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