Maryland Schools

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Balt. Co. Schools Will Soon Start Earlier

While other Maryland counties have pushed back their opening bells, the movement for later school start times hit a roadblock in Baltimore County.

07/14/2015

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Ladybug Prankster Wants To Fly Away Home — Or At Least Walk

Some seniors at a Maryland school aren’t feeling lucky, despite ladybugs that swarmed the halls.

05/26/2015

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Md. Bill Would Put Armed Police Officer In Every School

A bill to put armed guards in Maryland schools has been controversial. The bill proposes to protect students from school shootings by giving guns to school officers.

01/29/2015

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Public Works: Schools, Take Care Of What You Have

A message to Maryland school districts from the Board of Public Works: take better care of what you have.

01/28/2015

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Md. Falls From Top Of School Rankings But Leads Mid-Atlantic

A new report says Maryland fell two spots from leading the nation in school performance, though it’s still ahead of the rest of the Mid-Atlantic region and most of the country.

01/08/2015

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Anne Arundel To Get A New High School

Anne Arundel County students are getting what officials consider some long overdue attention from the state.

02/24/2014

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School Officials Team Up, Head To Annapolis For More Money

Growing populations and aging facilities. That’s what Maryland’s three largest counties say they’re dealing with when it comes to public schools. Tuesday, the “big three” joined together in Annapolis to push for funding.

01/14/2014

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Maryland Schools Ranked No. 1 In Nation For Fifth Consecutive Year

The grades are in for Maryland public schools. The school is ranked number one in the nation for the fifth straight year.

01/10/2013

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Md. Legislation May Place School Resource Officers In Every Elementary School

New emergency legislation has been introduced in Maryland to place school resource officers in every elementary school. This comes just a little more than a week after the shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.

12/25/2012

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Md. Schools Move Toward Banning Zero-Tolerance Policies

After a two-year study, state school leaders are one step closer in banning zero-tolerance discipline policies in all Maryland schools.

07/25/2012

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Maryland HS Seniors Rank No. 1 For Advanced Placement Scores

Since 1955, the College Board has allowed high school students to pursue college-level courses through its Advanced Placement (AP) Program. And for the fourth year in a row, Maryland schools remain ahead of the pack.

02/08/2012

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Comptroller Visits Baltimore Co. Elementary School To Determine Needs

A Baltimore County elementary school heard some encouraging words about its future funding as State Comptroller Peter Franchot assesses the need for renovation in schools throughout the state.

03/21/2011

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