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EYE EXAM

Eye-Opening Work: Doctor Helps To Get Children’s Brains To Communicate With Their Eyes

A doctor in Columbia says there are children who have been labeled as lazy or hyper or learning deficient who are none of those things. Instead, they have a simple problem getting their brain to communicate with their eyes.

12/16/2013

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Teachers, Parents Struggle With New Common Core State Standards

In Kelly Thompson’s household, extracurricular activities are history.

12/15/2013

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Some From Newtown Join Vigil At National Cathedral

Members of the Newtown, Conn., community, including the parent of a teacher killed in a school massacre a year ago, gathered at the National Cathedral Thursday for a vigil to remember those who lost their lives because of gun violence.

12/12/2013

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Former D.C. Teacher Pleads Guilty To Child Porn Charges

A former Washington private school teacher who was once featured on the FBI’s list of most wanted fugitives pleaded guilty Thursday to child pornography charges and faces decades in prison.

12/12/2013

BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL

Maryland Unveils Its List Of High Achieving Blue Ribbon Schools

A handful of Maryland schools are on the state’s short list of best schools. The winners of the Blue Ribbon School Awards were announced Wednesday.

12/11/2013

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Montgomery Co. To Form Work Group On Longer School Days

Montgomery County education officials are forming a work group to recommend ways to use extra class time proposed for elementary school students.

12/02/2013

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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.

11/24/2013

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President’s Plan To Prepare Students For Jobs Is Not New To Baltimore Co. School

Revamping high schools. It’s part of a new initiative President Barack Obama unveiled to get students better prepared for the workplace.

11/19/2013

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Police Find Man Sleeping In Brooklyn Park Middle School

A shocking find in the halls of an Anne Arundel County school.

11/06/2013

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A Teacher’s Dream Store: Wish List Depot Stocks Supplies For Free

Each school year teachers spend thousands of dollars of their own money buying supplies for their classrooms.

10/24/2013

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Muslim Families Push For Montgomery School Holiday

Muslim families in Montgomery County are pushing to make the Islamic holy day Eid al-Adha a full-fledged school holiday.

10/14/2013

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82 Percent Of Md. Kindergartners Are School-Ready

An assessment of Maryland kindergartners shows young children in the state have made huge gains over the past decade in terms of their readiness for school.

10/12/2013

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