School Improvement in Maryland

Item of the Week

Teachers and students can prepare for MSA and HSA with sample assessment items.

This week's MSA item for
ReadingScience

This week's HSA item for
EnglishBiology

Data Explorer

Use these multi-media tutorials to better understand your accountability data.

RECENT TUTORIALS
How MSDE Calculates Graduation Rate

How Dropout Rates are Calculated

MD Common Core Curriculum Frameworks

These frameworks will form the foundation for Maryland's new state curriculum.

Educator Effectiveness Academies

As part of the Race to the Top grant, MSDE is conducting regional academies across the state.

Blackboard

Instructional resources for Maryland educators, students, and parents. (Offsite)

Mary Gable, Assistant State Superintendent Division of Academic Policy

“Every school and subgroup will now have individual targets for growth.”

Mary Gable, Assistant State Superintendent Division of Academic Policy