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Baltimore Co. Schools Tighten Security With Surveillance Cameras & Electronic Doors

Tighter security is on the way for Baltimore County schools. This, after schools nationwide and here in Maryland are seeing a spike in violence on campus.

06/29/2014

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National Push To Expand Pre-K Makes Its Way To Baltimore

A national push to get more three and four-year-olds in Pre-K classes makes its way to Baltimore. City leaders unveiled a plan Thursday to pay for it.

06/12/2014

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Md. Panel Recommends Post-Labor Day School Start

The summer travel season kicks off in just a few days and it’s expected to be one of the biggest in years. Now there’s a new plan to extend summer vacation for Maryland public schools. It’s getting cheers from students and it could bring big money to the state.

05/20/2014

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Schools In Baltimore’s Poorest Neighborhoods Outpacing Others Statewide

Cracking the code. They are schools in the city’s poorest neighborhoods. But when it comes to good grades and top test scores, students are outpacing other children in more affluent areas statewide.

05/08/2014

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2 Schools In Region Investigated Over Sex Abuse

Two schools in the mid-Atlantic region are among the 55 colleges and universities that are being investigated over their handling of sexual abuse complaints under Title IX.

05/01/2014

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2 Prince George’s Moms Lobby For Bilingual Schools

A quest by two Prince George’s County mothers to lobby the county school system to begin offering Spanish immersion classes for elementary students is starting to pay off.

04/27/2014

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Carroll School Counseling Cuts Considered

A proposal to eliminate some counseling jobs in Carroll County public schools is running into opposition.

04/16/2014

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Decision Time: Baltimore Student Weighs Multiple Ivy League Offers

Imagine receiving acceptance letters to not one, but a half dozen Ivy League universities. It’s happened for one student at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute.

04/04/2014

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Md. Denies Montgomery Co. Snow Day Waiver Request

Maryland’s schools superintendent has denied Montgomery County’s request for a waiver of five snow days to avoid extending the school year.

04/02/2014

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Carroll County Schools Reveal Cyberattack

Carroll County public school officials are revealing a cyberattack that shut down Internet access for one day last week.

03/05/2014

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Annual Book Drive Filling City School Libraries With Brand New Books

Filling city school libraries with brand new books.

03/01/2014

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State: Workgroup Needed For Common Core Switch

Standards are not the real problem with the much-criticized educational program known as Common Core; the real issue is how those standards are being applied, one lawmaker argued Wednesday before a House committee.

02/26/2014

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