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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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AACO Officials Apologize After Decision Not To Close Schools Tuesday

The fallout continues following the decision from Anne Arundel County school officials to keep schools open despite bad weather.

01/07/2015

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Frederick Authorities Increasing Presence At 2 Schools

Law enforcement officials will have an increased presence at two Frederick County schools after rumors of threats that have so far been unsubstantiated rumors.

12/21/2014

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Student Arrested After Giving Teacher Pot Brownie

An Anne Arundel County high school student was arrested after he admitted to giving his teacher a pot brownie.

12/09/2014

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$400K Donation Aims To Stem Tide Of Baltimore’s Dropout Rate

Stemming the tide of Baltimore’s dropout rate. That’s what one large donation from one of the nation’s top telecommunications companies aims to do.

11/20/2014

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6 Baltimore City Schools Set To Close By End Of This School Year

By the end of this school year, six city schools will shut their doors for good. It’s a cost-cutting plan designed to save the district millions and free up money to renovate dozens of other schools.

11/12/2014

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Anne Arundel County Classrooms Considering Later School Day

Late nights and early school start times are leading to many Maryland classrooms full of sleep deprived students. Now one school district is considering a later school day.

10/12/2014

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Anne Arundel Hears Cost Of Changing School Times

A task force is outlining how much it would cost Anne Arundel County schools to create later school start times.

10/09/2014

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