Some educators say the Prince George's County Board of Education wanted too much too soon, arguing that test scores generally don't improve overnight. They say Metts had laid some groundwork for boosting scores with plans for all-day kindergarten, mandatory summer school for failing students and improved instruction. But one board member said, "The SAT scores were flat. MSPAP scores have gone down two years in a row. ... That's not a good track record."
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