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Montgomery County Teachers Ratify New Contract

Teachers in Montgomery County have ratified a new contract that will provide raises totaling 5.5 percent over three years, but it also requires educators to pay more for health insurance.

03/09/2014

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Anne Arundel Teachers Press Busch On School Funds

Anne Arundel County teachers are telling House Speaker Michael Busch they are overworked and underpaid as the 2014 legislative session begins.

01/12/2014

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Baltimore County Teachers Air Grievance With The ‘Common Core’ Curriculum

Baltimore County teachers say new curriculum requirements are putting a strain on them and their students.

12/06/2013

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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. Defends Dismissal Of Youth Center Teachers

The Maryland departments of juvenile services and education are defending the dismissal of 10 veteran teachers from four youth detention centers in western Maryland.

08/08/2013

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Rehiring Sought For Fired Youth Center Teachers

Lawmakers from western Maryland are seeking the rehiring of ten teachers who were dismissed last month from the state’s juvenile justice system.

07/21/2013

Before sitting in the Oval Office, many former presidents worked in the classroom as schoolteachers including John Adams, James Garfield, Chester Arthur and Lyndon Johnson. (credit: AP)

Md. County Considers Dress Code For Teachers

Washington County public school officials say they’re considering a dress code for teachers.

05/14/2013

The Wish List Depot

Teachers spend thousands of dollars of their own money buying supplies for their classrooms every year. Now many of can get the most needed items for free. Follow the link for more information.

11/16/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Square Off Over Education And Energy

Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?

10/12/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Debating Cities And Education

When it comes to America’s future, the issue of education rises to the top for many which is why Obama and Romney were asked to weigh in on it as well.

10/11/2012

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D.C. Sets Bar For Firing Teachers Over Performance

Tough new teacher evaluations led to a strike this month in Chicago, but in the District of Columbia, such evaluations are “business as usual.”

09/24/2012

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Anne Arundel Teachers To Get Cost-Of-Living Raise

The Anne Arundel County school board has approved a pay raise for teachers, counselors and others.

09/20/2012

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