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Students In Anne Arundel County Could Soon Get A Later Start

Sleep in. After years of parents and students pushing, one Maryland county will shift school schedules later in the day. Just how much later? That’s still to be determined.

06/18/2015

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11-Year-Old Student Petitions To Close Schools On Muslim Holidays

New efforts to get Montgomery County schools to show the same respect to Muslim holidays as they do for Christian and Jewish holy days.

06/16/2015

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New Maryland Law Taking Effect On Free School Meals

A new Maryland law will enable an entire school to qualify for free breakfast and lunch, instead of only individual students.

06/02/2015

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Study: 47 Percent Of Kindergartners Ready For Curriculum

State officials say less than half of Maryland’s kindergartners are ready to tackle the Common Core curriculum that’s being rolled out in schools.

05/20/2015

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New Report Shows Md. Home To Some Of The Best High Schools

Getting students ready for the rigors of college. A new study finds Maryland is home to some of the best high schools in the country.

05/12/2015

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Punishment For City Students Caught Rioting May Be On Hold

Several groups of children’s rights advocates are banding together, asking school leaders to put the punishment on hold.

05/08/2015

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Tuition Hike Coming For Students At Md. State Universities

If you have a student at a Maryland state school, you’re going to be paying more–significantly more. Starting in the fall, there will be a hike in tuition and possibly a surcharge on top of that.

05/07/2015

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Federal Leaders, Students Discuss What Needs To Be Done To Heal Baltimore

One week after students return to class following riots in West Baltimore, members of President Obama’s cabinet visit Frederick Douglass High School.

05/06/2015

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Baltimore City Schools Roll Out Plan To Close $108M Budget Shortfall

Closing the gap. That’s what a proposed billion dollar city school budget is designed to do. The plan includes more money sent to classrooms and cutting top spots at school headquarters.

04/15/2015

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Baltimore City Schools To Lay Off 100 Central Office Staff

City schools in crisis. Amid a massive $108 million budget gap, the school CEO announces 100 layoffs by the end of June. It’s all in an effort to tighten the school system’s purse strings.

04/03/2015

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Baltimore City Schools Changing Policing Policy

Following a heated debate over whether Baltimore City school police officers should be armed, city schools are changing the way school police operate.

03/31/2015

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Maryland To Consider Waiving Up To 3 Snow Days

Snow day meltdown. This winter caused a slew of closings and delays at schools across the state. Now it’s time to make up those days.

03/25/2015

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