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Budget Cuts Threaten Advanced Academic Programs At Baltimore City Schools

Popular programs for city school students may get spared the budget ax after angry criticism from parents and lawmakers.


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Advocates Want Later Class Times In Anne Arundel

Advocates are urging the Anne Arundel County Board of Education to push back school start times next year to give students more time for sleep.


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Md. School Board Reviews Graduation Speaker Rules

A Maryland school board says it’s reconsidering a policy on high school graduation speakers after one school’s valedictorian didn’t get an opportunity to speak.


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Baker Picks New Prince George’s School Board Chair

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker has appointed a new Board of Education chairman.


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Hagerstown Chief: Downtown Crime Has Declined

Hagerstown Police Chief Mark Holtzman says crime has declined in the city’s downtown corridor as the Washington County Board of education considers relocating the school board offices to the area.


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Prince George’s Searches For New Schools Chief

The Prince George’s County school board is beginning its search for a new superintendent as the school system contends with a void in leadership following Superintendent William Hite’s departure.


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Howard Co. Schools Apologize For Past Segregation

The Howard County school board has apologized for maintaining segregated schools through the mid-1960s.


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School Board Seeks Bomb Threat Solution

The Allegany County school board wants to get tougher on kids who make bomb threats.


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Few College Grads On Prince George’s Co. School Board

The Prince George’s County school board has fewer college graduates than any other school system in the Washington region according to an analysis by The Washington Post.



Frederick County School Board Member Objects To Morrison Novel

A Frederick County school board member is objecting to making a Toni Morrison novel available in high schools.


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Md. Towns, Counties Balk At Ethics Reform

Many Maryland municipalities are balking at a state law aimed at stiffening their ethics rules.


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School Board Member Violating Md. Law By Living Outside District

A veteran Prince George’s County school board member has been living outside her district for months, violating a Maryland state law.