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Prince George's interim schools CEO claims progress for Laurel schools in new ratings

Prince George's interim schools CEO claims progress for Laurel schools in new ratings

The 10 Laurel public schools located in Prince George’s County received three or four stars out of five in the state’s new education rankings unveiled last week.

The Maryland State Department of Education rated each school from a minimum of one star to a maximum of five, part of the Every Student Succeeds Act known as ESSA. The new system is an accountability program required by the federal government.

Laurel High School, Dwight D. Eisenhower Middle School, Laurel Elementary, Oaklands Elementary, Montpelier Elementary and Deerfield Run Elementary schools each earned three stars.

James H. Harrison Elementary, Scotchtown Elementary and Bond Mills received four stars...

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