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Md. Juvenile Offenders In Speech Contest

More than a dozen students housed in Maryland Juvenile Services facilities are headed for the state’s highest court — not as defendants but as competitors in a speech contest.

11/20/2013

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Montgomery Schools Defer Muslim Holiday Vote

Montgomery County school officials have adopted a calendar for the next school year without taking action on a major Muslim holiday for students.

11/17/2013

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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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Md. College Allows Gender-Neutral Housing

A new open-housing policy at St. Mary’s College of Maryland now allows students of the opposite sex to be roommates.

11/11/2013

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Police: 2 U-Md. Students Beaten, Robbed By Group

Police are looking for a group of men who robbed two University of Maryland students behind an off-campus apartment complex.

11/09/2013

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Texts Raise Concerns About Md. Deaf School Aide Charged With Molestation

A former Maryland School for the Deaf dormitory aide charged with molesting seven middle-school girls from 2008 to 2011 first raised suspicion when supervisors learned he had sent text messages to some of the students, school officials testified Thursday at his trial.

11/07/2013

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Annual Meeting Gives Students Chance To Succeed

Educators and business leaders are holding a meeting to talk about how to create a greater chance for students to achieve success in the workplace.

11/07/2013

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Md. Scores Above National Averages On Report Card

Maryland public school students scored above national averages in a national assessment, according to results released Thursday from the National Assessment of Educational Progress.

11/07/2013

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More Md. High School Students Getting Diplomas In 4 Years

High school graduation rates are on the rise in Maryland.

11/01/2013

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Want To Report Bullying? There’s An App For That

A smartphone app gives Howard County students and parents a way to report bullies.

10/25/2013

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Cannabis Cookies? Treats Passed Around Local HS May Have Been Laced

Baltimore City Police are investigating whether students at REACH! Partnership School ingested cookies laced with a drug.

10/24/2013

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No Twerking Allowed! Annapolis High School Requires Students To Sign Dance Contract

Annapolis High School is cracking down on twerking, grinding and other provocative dance moves at school dances.

10/23/2013

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