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Public Schools

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Carroll School Counseling Cuts Considered

A proposal to eliminate some counseling jobs in Carroll County public schools is running into opposition.

04/16/2014

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Carroll County Schools Reveal Cyberattack

Carroll County public school officials are revealing a cyberattack that shut down Internet access for one day last week.

03/05/2014

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School Test Exclusions Raise Questions In Maryland

While Maryland public schools scored above national averages on a recent national reading assessment, the state had blocked more than half of English language learners and students with learning disabilities from taking the test.

11/25/2013

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School Bus Driver Charged With Having Sex With Teen

The Cecil County Sheriff’s Office says a bus driver for the public school system has been charged with having sex with a 15-year-old student.

09/16/2013

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Report: Analysts Find Segregation In Md. Schools

A published report says Maryland’s public schools are becoming more racially segregated as the state’s student population grows more diverse.

04/18/2013

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Frederick County Schools To Get Wi-Fi

Eighteen Frederick County schools will have wireless Internet access installed for the next school year.

03/29/2013

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Baltimore Co. School Leaders Push Technology, Foreign Language In New Plan

Baltimore County’s school superintendent plans to put a computer in every student’s hand, and to require more foreign languages.

03/21/2013

Baltimore teachers approved a groundbreaking contract that ties their performance to their pay.

Report Shows Performance Gaps In Montgomery Co. Education

A new report says gaps in student achievement are widening by some measures in Montgomery County public schools.

03/13/2013

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Washington County Adds Police In Schools

Washington County public schools are adding more police officers. The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown reports that officials announced plans Tuesday to add two resource officers to the seven already working in the schools.

03/13/2013

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New Bill Would See Officers Stationed In Every Md. Public School

The man who writes the checks has signed onto a bill that would put a police officer in every Maryland public school.

02/28/2013

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Government, Public Schools To Open In D.C. Wednesday

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray says the local government is preparing to open along with public schools in the city.

10/30/2012

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Opinion: Stop, Michelle Obama! The Children Are Hungry

In recent decades, the government has taken to feeding needy children to combat the negativity of trying to learn while being hungry. Now, with new Obama administration regulations on school lunches, we have a government that is causing hunger.

09/26/2012

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