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Study: D.C. Teachers Improving Performance

Public school teachers in the District of Columbia are improving their performance because they’re motivated by the possibility of substantial pay raises or because they don’t want to get fired, according to an academic study of the groundbreaking teacher-evaluation system implemented by former schools chancellor Michelle Rhee.

10/17/2013

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Md. Symphony Orchestra Plays At Antietam

The Maryland Symphony Orchestra is tuning up for its annual Independence Day weekend concert at the Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg.

07/06/2013

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Montgomery Report To Focus On Student Performance

The Montgomery County Council will be receiving an update on how well county schools are narrowing the achievement gap.

03/12/2013

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Retired Surgeon Has Spent 30 Years As Volunteer For Anne Arundel Co. EMS

For more than 30 years Dr. Roy Myers has worked to ensure that Anne Arundel County firefighters are well equipped to provide medical care when they arrive on the scene of an auto accident or at a home where someone has just had a heart attack.

03/04/2013

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fun. ‘Carry On’ In Rain-Soaked Spectacle

fun. roared through an impassioned performance of hit single “Carry On” during the 55th Annual GRAMMY awards ceremony, highlighting the song’s theme of perseverance by playing under a torrential downpour of rain. The band was […]

02/10/2013

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Rihanna Slows Things Down For GRAMMYs

Rihanna is known for her wild dance-filled performances and crazy costumes. But for the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards she wanted all the focus on her voice. Dressed in a simple black gown, Rihanna kept things […]

02/10/2013

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LL Cool J, Travis Barker, Tom Morello, Lead GRAMMY Super-Group

Rock, hip-hop and electronic dance music will come together when Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker unites with Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello, DJ Z-Trip, Chuck D of legendary rap group Public Enemy and rapper/show […]

02/08/2013

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New Take On ‘Alice In Wonderland’ Opens In D.C.

The Kennedy Center is presenting the new ballet, “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” produced by the National Ballet of Canada and London’s Royal Ballet.

01/17/2013

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Ravens Use Bye Week To Analyze Many Flaws

The Baltimore Ravens limped into their bye week alone atop the AFC North, knowing they’ve got to play a whole lot better to stay there.

10/27/2012

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Baltimore Restaurant Grading System Proposed

Baltimore restaurants and bars may soon have to display letter grades based on their performance in city health inspections.

10/03/2012

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Simple Tip May Ease Athletes’ Performance Anxiety

Researchers have revealed a simple trick that may help athletes keep their cool during a game’s high-pressure moments.

09/25/2012

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D.C. Sets Bar For Firing Teachers Over Performance

Tough new teacher evaluations led to a strike this month in Chicago, but in the District of Columbia, such evaluations are “business as usual.”

09/24/2012

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