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Christine Zhang

Christine Zhang is a data journalist at The Baltimore Sun, where she reports news stories using data and statistics. Before joining The Sun in 2018, she worked at Two Sigma and was previously an OpenNews fellow at the Los Angeles Times and analyst at the Brookings Institution. She has a B.A. from Smith College and an M.A. from Columbia University.
Baltimore schools show uptick in PARCC test results, but the region’s outer suburbs still score much higher

Achievement on the PARCC tests in elementary and middle schools varied widely in the Baltimore region's school districts.

Maryland PARCC scores: Math results worst since 2015, though English scores see bump

Maryland student achievement in math has long lagged behind reading, and this year’s test results show not much has changed with a slight drop on standardized test scores highlighting the failure of schools to turn math instruction around.

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