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New Technology Making Its Way Into The Classroom

In the past, teachers gave lessons using chalkboards, filmstrips and overhead projectors — methods that had limited interactivity. Teachers now have multiple ways of presenting content. Students can now demonstrate their learning in ways other than pencil-and-paper tests.

10/06/2014

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Study Says Home-Packed Lunches Less Nutritious Than School-Made Meals

A new study finds that what parents pack from home is often much worse than what’s offered at school.

09/03/2014

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Montgomery Co. To Form Work Group On Longer School Days

Montgomery County education officials are forming a work group to recommend ways to use extra class time proposed for elementary school students.

12/02/2013

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Rawlings-Blake Tackles Dropout Rates At The Elementary Level

A recent study of dropouts in Baltimore shows that for those who drop out, absences begin in elementary school.

10/07/2013

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Visiting Principals Pitch In To Rebuild Greektown Playground

With Baltimore City schools needing millions of dollars to fix aging schools, it’s hard to get the money needed to rehab an obsolete playground.

07/10/2013

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President Obama Surprises Moravia Park Primary School

While Friday’s speech came with plenty of advance notice, the president’s first stop in Baltimore was planned as a surprise.

05/17/2013

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County Executive Kevin Kamenetz Fires Back At Crowd Protesting New Mays Chapel School

Tempers flare at the site of a Baltimore County park–set to become a new school. The county executive fires back at opponents of the school construction.

04/26/2013

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Man With Antique Rifle Near Villa Cresta Elementary School Prompts Probe

Baltimore County police say investigators have determined that a man spotted carrying a gun near an elementary school was carrying an unloaded, antique rifle.

04/09/2013

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2 Md. 6-Year-Olds Suspended For Pointing Fingers Like Guns

Two elementary school students on the Eastern Shore are suspended for using their fingers as imaginary guns.

01/14/2013

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Elementary Students Decorate Snowflakes For Sandy Hook Memorial

A pair of Baltimore County elementary schools plan to remember the lives lost from last month’s massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary.

01/03/2013

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Former Soldier Provides Free Self-Defense Seminar For Local Teachers

After the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., teachers are asking what they should do in a similar situation.

01/01/2013

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Maryland Schools Reinforce Safety Plans In Wake Of Conn. Massacre

Schools across Maryland are working to ease the minds of concerned parents after the deadly school shooting in Connecticut.

12/16/2012

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