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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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Baltimore County To Train Teachers In Handling Violence In Schools After Recent Incidents

Maryland children are heading back to school for another week of classes. Many parents have safety on their minds after recent alarming incidents involving guns and violence at schools and college campuses.

09/17/2012

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Baltimore Teachers Rally Behind Their Chicago Counterparts

After another day of failed contract negotiations, thousands of teachers in Chicago remain on strike. Now Baltimore teachers are rallying behind them.

09/11/2012

Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012

Don Scott and Marty Bass had “Coffee With” Mike Haynes and Harry Carson. They talked about their “Know Your Stats” prostate awareness campaign. Ron Matz had “People are Talking” about teacher heroes at Dunkin’ Donuts.

09/04/2012

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Frederick Co. Teachers Ratify Contract

The Frederick County Teachers Association says its members have ratified a proposed contract for the upcoming school year.

08/09/2012

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Nearly 100 D.C. Teachers Fired For Poor Performance

District of Columbia school officials say 98 teachers have been fired after receiving low scores on a key evaluation instrument.

08/02/2012

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Western Md. Teachers Prep For Race To The Top

About 400 western Maryland public school teachers are gathering in Hagerstown for a three-day meeting aimed at helping poor students do better.

07/24/2012

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)

Tentative Contract For Frederick Teachers

The Frederick County school board and teachers association say they’ve tentatively agreed on a contract for the upcoming school year.

07/20/2012

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Opinion: A Doctor’s Opinion Of Obamacare

Good, hard-working Americans shouldn’t be forced to contemplate leaving their chosen profession as they are with federal laws such as Obamacare.

07/09/2012

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Fire The Teachers, The Cops And The Firefighters?

Remember when Republicans praised first responders? Remember when Republicans where Leaving No Child Behind? There was a time, not so long ago, when the people who kept us safe and the people who educated our […]

06/12/2012

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Wicomico County To Give Teachers $80K For Supplies

Teachers in Wicomico County will get an extra $80,000 to spend on classroom supplies, including everything from crayons to calculators.

06/07/2012

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