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Students Suffer Minor Injuries From School Bus Accident

More than a dozen high school students have been evaluated by emergency medical personnel after an accident involving two school buses in Montgomery County.

08/31/2015

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Earlier Start Times For Students May Do More Harm Than Good

Trying to beat the clock to make it to school comes with a price. A new CDC study says it’s unhealthy to drag your children out of bed too early and it could lead to fatigue and poor performance in school.

08/11/2015

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5 GAO Employees Accused Of School Lunch Fraud

Five employees with the U.S. Government Accountability Office underreported their income or reported having no income at all in order to fraudulently obtain reduced-price school lunches for their children, a prosecutor said Tuesday.

08/11/2015

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Md. Comptroller To Promote Sales Tax-free Week

Marylanders are about to get a weeklong reprieve from sales taxes on certain purchases, and the state’s chief tax collector wants shoppers to know about it.

08/07/2015

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Summer Programs In City Schools Are Cancelled Monday Due To Heat, AC

Due to excessive heat conditions and the number of schools without air conditioning, officials have announce that summer programs in Baltimore City Schools are cancelled for Monday, July 20, 2015.

07/19/2015

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Ask An Expert: Overcoming First Day Of School Jitters

Overcoming first day jitters — whether for kindergarten or a new school — all starts with the parents, according to two counselors who weigh in on the subject.

07/14/2015

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Final Exams Could Be Banned In Montgomery County

Final exams could become a thing of the past in one of the largest school systems in the nation.

06/25/2015

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Woman Dies After Being Struck By School Bus In Maryland

Police say a woman has died after being struck by a school bus in Montgomery County.

06/11/2015

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Maryland Senate Panel Approves Charter-School Measure

A Maryland Senate panel on Tuesday approved a heavily reworked version of Republican Gov. Larry Hogan’s proposal to ease restrictions on the state’s charter-schools law.

03/31/2015

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Senate President: Charter School Bill To Offer More Options

Charter schools would have more flexibility when it comes to management and families would have more opportunities for education under a bill being considered in the Maryland Senate.

03/20/2015

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Lawmakers Propose Starting School After Labor Day

A longer summer for children. The State House is considering pushing back the start of the school year until after Labor Day.

03/11/2015

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Md. School Districts Running Out Of Snow Days Fast

Snow days are quickly running out for students across the state. Some districts are already planning to make up days at the end of the year.

03/05/2015

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