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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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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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