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Ancient Art? Teachers Nationwide Fight To Keep Cursive In Classroom

In the nation’s fast-paced, technology-driven classrooms, one old-fashioned skill may be going by the wayside. Cursive writing was dropped when scores of schools adopted new federal guidelines this year.

11/14/2013

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UMES To Add Bulletproof Whiteboards As Campus Safety Measure

Teachers at one Eastern Shore university will soon be armed with protection thanks to a new device designed by a Maryland company.

08/16/2013

The Wish List Depot

Teachers spend thousands of dollars of their own money buying supplies for their classrooms every year. Now many of can get the most needed items for free. Follow the link for more information.

11/16/2012

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Maryland Students Head Back To Class

Thousands of students across the state packed their backpacks and headed off for the first day of school Monday. Some city students started the year off in a new building, while Baltimore County school leaders are trying to relieve overcrowding.

08/27/2012

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7th-Grader Beaten In Baltimore Classroom; Incident Latest In String Of School Violence

On edge. There is growing concern over school violence after a seventh-grader was beaten inside her classroom.

05/11/2012

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Delaware Secretary Of Education Named Next Maryland State Superintendent

The Maryland State Board of Education announced Dr. Lillian M. Lowery, Secretary of Education for the Delaware Department of Education, has been selected the State’s next State Superintendent of Schools.

04/20/2012

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After 4 Months Of Repairs, Lady Maryland Returns To The Water

If you were in Fells Point Tuesday morning you had a chance to see a little bit of history. The Lady Maryland, the flagship of Living Classrooms, returned to the water.

03/13/2012

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Despite ‘Race To The Top’ Delays, Md. On Track

Federal education officials say some Maryland “Race to the Top” programs were delayed by hiring troubles in the first year of the initiative, but the state is “well-positioned” for a second year and beyond.

01/10/2012

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New Md. State Police Building Nears Completion

A new Maryland State Police facility being built along Interstate 70 near Hagerstown could be ready sooner than expected.

10/29/2011

Skype In The Classroom

Meet new people, discover new cultures and connect with classes from around the world, all without leaving the classroom. Click on the link for details.

04/13/2011

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Md. Teacher Is Leader In Foreign Languages

A portable classroom at the edge of Pittsville Elementary and Middle School is on the leading edge of world language education in Maryland.

04/08/2011

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Lawmakers Warn Of Larger Classrooms, Medicaid Cuts

Legislative leaders warned Wednesday that Maryland’s $1.6 billion budget shortfall could lead to larger K-12 classroom sizes and higher college tuition costs, as well as cuts to health care providers and environmental programs.

01/13/2011

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