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Anne Arundel Teachers To Get Cost-Of-Living Raise

The Anne Arundel County school board has approved a pay raise for teachers, counselors and others.


Before sitting in the Oval Office, many former presidents worked in the classroom as schoolteachers including John Adams, James Garfield, Chester Arthur and Lyndon Johnson. (credit: AP)

Tentative Contract For Frederick Teachers

The Frederick County school board and teachers association say they’ve tentatively agreed on a contract for the upcoming school year.


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Prince George’s Schools To Seek Interim Leader

The Prince George’s County school system is facing a search for a new superintendent after schools chief William Hite announced he is leaving for Philadelphia.


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Md. School Official Named Garrett Superintendent

The Garrett County school board has chosen a school administrator from neighboring Allegany County to serve as superintendent.


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Baltimore Approves 2 New Charter Schools

The Baltimore school board has approved two new charter schools, including an arts integration elementary school that will open next year.


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Crowd Protests School Nurse Layoffs In Western Md.

Some Washington County residents are frustrated by the county’s decision to cut $3.3 million from a local health department program that provides nurses in schools.


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Prince George’s Executive Forms Panel To Better Schools

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker is creating an education commission to advise him on ways to improve the county’s schools.



Frederick Co. Weighs Magnet School Changes

Frederick County public school officials say they’re considering phasing first- and second-graders out of an elementary magnet school program for gifted students.


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City Schools Pay $14M For Overtime; Parents Demand Close Monitoring Of Funds

The cash-strapped Baltimore school system is forking out millions of dollars in overtime each year, and there is anger about some of the people making the money.


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Md. Board Proposes Limiting Suspensions

If it isn’t a violent crime, the student stays in school. That’s just one of several recommendations from state school leaders on a quest to slash the soaring number of school suspensions.


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Parents File Lawsuit In Western Md. School Dispute

Some parents in Eastern Allegany County are suing the local school board to prevent their children from having to switch schools.


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Baltimore Council Wants Say In School Board Picks

The Baltimore City Council wants to have a say in the selection of school board members.