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Lawmakers Push To Start Md. Schools After Labor DayMaking the summer last longer. Lawmakers are headed in that direction with a proposal to extend the school summer break beyond Labor Day.
Md. School Leader Named Hartford SuperintendentHartford officials have named a Maryland educator as the capital city's new superintendent of schools.
Carroll School Counseling Cuts ConsideredA proposal to eliminate some counseling jobs in Carroll County public schools is running into opposition.
Carroll County Schools Reveal CyberattackCarroll County public school officials are revealing a cyberattack that shut down Internet access for one day last week.
School Test Exclusions Raise Questions In MarylandWhile 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.
School Bus Driver Charged With Having Sex With TeenThe 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.
Report: Analysts Find Segregation In Md. SchoolsA published report says Maryland's public schools are becoming more racially segregated as the state's student population grows more diverse.
Frederick County Schools To Get Wi-FiEighteen Frederick County schools will have wireless Internet access installed for the next school year.
Baltimore Co. School Leaders Push Technology, Foreign Language In New PlanBaltimore County's school superintendent plans to put a computer in every student's hand, and to require more foreign languages.
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.
Washington County Adds Police In SchoolsWashington 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.
New Bill Would See Officers Stationed In Every Md. Public SchoolThe man who writes the checks has signed onto a bill that would put a police officer in every Maryland public school.
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