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Md. teachers need 'Groundhog Day' environment: the same curriculum year after year

Md. teachers need 'Groundhog Day' environment: the same curriculum year after year

The Kirwan Commission’s recommendation to spend $3.8 billion more on Maryland public schools will do no good if members simultaneously hamstring teachers by insisting on another “redesign of public school curriculum.” It seems the educational experts have learned little from the precipitous five-year decline in performance that coincided with the past five years of change. They also apparently learned nothing from the movie “Groundhog Day.”

In “Groundhog Day,” Bill Murray plays a TV weatherman stuck in a time loop that makes him relive the same...

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