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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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Winter Weather Forces Baltimore Co. Schools To Change Calendar

Thursday, April 2 will now be a half day.

03/18/2015

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Md. House Panel Finds Money For Schools, State Employee Pay

A panel of Maryland lawmakers voted unanimously Friday for budget legislation that boosts education funding above Gov. Larry Hogan’s initial proposal and maintains a 2 percent cost-of-living adjustment for state employees.

03/13/2015

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Never-Ending Winter Forcing Families To Alter Warm Weather Plans

It’s a problem many have been dealing with for several months–school delays, closures and early dismissals.

03/03/2015

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Md. Charter School Bill Gets Mixed Grades At Hearing

Expanding Maryland’s charter school law promotes flexibility and freedom — or does it lower education standards and limit local oversight?

02/26/2015

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Baltimore’s School Budget Already $60M In The Red For Next Year

Growing concern among city school parents about their children’s education. The system discovers it’s $60 million in the hole.

02/19/2015

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Students At Westminster-Area School Returned After Evacuation

Students at Winter Mills High School in Westminster have been evacuated due to a bomb threat.

01/28/2015

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Lawmakers Push To Start Md. Schools After Labor Day

Making the summer last longer. Lawmakers are headed in that direction with a proposal to extend the school summer break beyond Labor Day.

01/15/2015

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Students Call For Greater Input In Baltimore Schools, Budget

Some Baltimore students are calling for more input in school system policies and better treatment by school police officers.

01/10/2015

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