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Anne Arundel Co. Explains Decision To Open Schools On Time

Officials with Anne Arundel County Public Schools are explaining the decision to open schools on time Friday, despite freezing rain in the forecast.

01/10/2014

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Maryland Kids–And Even Some Parents–Hit The Hills For A Snow Day

The winter weather caused a headache for many, but the storm also meant kids across the state had a day off to enjoy the snow.

01/03/2014

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Md. Schools’ Standardized Tests Under Fire

The Maryland School Assessments, a set of standardized tests for elementary and middle school students, are under fire by some parents, teachers, lawmakers and school officials who say the tests are outdated and meaningless in the age of Common Core academic standards.

12/23/2013

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Howard County Schools Stepping Up Security After Newtown Shootings

Howard County school leaders are stepping up security to help keep students safe. The upgrades are recommendations from the district’s school safety task force that formed days after the Newtown school shootings.

12/20/2013

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Washington County Schools To Reinstate ‘D’ Grade

Washington County public schools are making it easier for students to pass by bringing back the D.

12/18/2013

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Montgomery Schools Eliminating Strawberry Milk

Montgomery County schools are removing strawberry milk from their cafeterias.

12/10/2013

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9 Security Officers Set For Allegany Co. Schools

The Allegany County Board of Education has reached agreement with several law enforcement agencies to staff school.

11/28/2013

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Ancient Art? Teachers Nationwide Fight To Keep Cursive In Classroom

In the nation’s fast-paced, technology-driven classrooms, one old-fashioned skill may be going by the wayside. Cursive writing was dropped when scores of schools adopted new federal guidelines this year.

11/14/2013

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Report Suggests Closing 3 Garrett County Schools

A consultant is suggesting that three elementary schools in Garrett County be closed to cut costs.

11/14/2013

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Md. Deaf School Molestation Case Goes To Jury

Jurors began deliberating Friday in a Maryland School for the Deaf child molestation case after the defendant, a former school aide, testified that the seven girls were lying.

11/08/2013

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Md. Attorney General Teams Up With Schools To Track Bullies

Bystanders and upstanders may be one way to win the battle on bullying at Maryland schools.

11/06/2013

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Lockdown Lifted For Harford Co. Schools Near Scene Of Attempted Burglary

A lockdown that was put in place for several Harford County schools because of an attempted burglary in the area has been lifted.

11/06/2013

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