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

This week's HSA item for

Data Explorer

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

How MSDE Calculates Graduation Rate

How Dropout Rates are Calculated

Teaching and Learning

MD College and Career-Ready Standards Frameworks

Units of Study: ELA

State Curriculum

State Curriculum Toolkit

Educator Effectiveness Academies

As part of Race to the Top, MSDE has conducted regional academies across the state.

Lillian Lowery, State Superintendent of Schools