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Baltimore City Schools Scrambling To Fill Vacant Teaching Positions

Baltimore City school leaders are scrambling to close the gap and fill scores of vacant teaching positions. The start of school is less than two weeks away.

08/14/2014

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School Year About To Start; Have Your Kids Gotten Their Vaccines?

Summer is winding down and that means school is just around the corner. With a new school year comes new health rules.

08/13/2014

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Franchot Campaigning To Extend Summer Break Until After Labor Day

There are calls to push back the school year in Maryland. A high-ranking state official petitions to extend summer break until after Labor Day. Not everybody supports the idea.

08/11/2014

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Program Means All Somerset Students Get Free Meals

Education officials say starting with the first of day school, all students in Somerset County will receive free breakfast and lunch, regardless of household income.

08/11/2014

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Franchot Campaigning To Delay School Opening

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot is planning to launch a petition drive to persuade lawmakers to delay the opening of public schools until after Labor Day.

08/10/2014

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Md. Board Of Ed Reverses School Board Action

The Maryland Board of Education has reversed a decision by a local school board to transfer a principal from one high school to another.

08/09/2014

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Baltimore Students Win Awards At NAACP ‘ACT-SO’ Competition

It’s known as the “Olympics of the Mind.” The NAACP announces the winners of its “ACT-SO” competition.

08/07/2014

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Md. School District To Monitor Social Media

A western Maryland school district says it will monitor social media for words such as “kill” and “bomb” in messages sent from middle- and high-school campuses this school year.

08/07/2014

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City Students Compete In Robotics Competition

A five-week summer program focused on math and technology leads to a robotics competition for hundreds of city students.

07/30/2014

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Md. Health Secretary To Join Johns Hopkins Public Health Faculty

Maryland’s health secretary will be joining the full-time faculty at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

07/30/2014

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Montgomery County Schools Enroll Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

About 100 unaccompanied children who have crossed the border from Central America have enrolled in Montgomery County schools.

07/30/2014

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Grants For Pre-K Expansion To Be Announced

The recipients of grants to expand pre-kindergarten in Maryland are being announced.

07/28/2014

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