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Carroll County School Tries Flipped Classrooms

Liberty High School has piloted the flipped classroom and OpenCourseWare independent study courses this school year as part of a larger transition to digital learning.

03/02/2014

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Md. Schools Running Out Of Snow Days As Winter Wreaks Havoc

As this storm wreaked havoc on our area, it’s also hitting the number of snow days left for schools around the state.

02/13/2014

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Delegate: Not Too Late To Cancel Standardized Test

Public schools are set to begin the Maryland School Assessments in less than five weeks, but lawmakers who consider the test too outdated say there’s still time to cancel it for the year. Next week the House of Delegates will review a proposal to do that.

01/30/2014

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School Officials Team Up, Head To Annapolis For More Money

Growing populations and aging facilities. That’s what Maryland’s three largest counties say they’re dealing with when it comes to public schools. Tuesday, the “big three” joined together in Annapolis to push for funding.

01/14/2014

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Maryland’s Top Spot In Education Still Stands Despite Tossed Title

Title lost. The five-year No.1 education ranking for Maryland schools is over. The national magazine that ranks districts is changing the way it selects the best schools.

01/09/2014

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Garrett Co. Plan Would Avert School Closings

The Garrett County Commissioners are offering the county school system $2.2 million to avert the threatened closure of three elementary schools.

12/18/2013

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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

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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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