Teachers

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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Frederick County Teachers Voting On Contract

The Frederick County Teachers Association is asking its members to vote on a proposed contract that the union opposes.

06/04/2012

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International Educators Teaching In Baltimore To Leave After Visas Expire

Years of working and living in Baltimore will soon come to an end for dozens of city teachers. They’re international educators and their visas are about to run out.

04/12/2012

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Budget Work To Occupy House Much Of The Week

A package of budget measures will be keeping the Maryland House of Delegates busy this week.

03/19/2012

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Lower Salaries May Drive Teachers From Frederick

There are growing worries that lower salaries may begin to drive teachers out of Frederick County as their pay has been frozen for a fourth straight year.

02/27/2012

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Baltimore Teachers & Students Call On Lawmakers To Fix City School Buildings

Broken doors, hot classrooms and cracked floors. It’s what Baltimore teachers and students say they deal with everyday. But the city’s proposed bottle tax increase could change that.

02/23/2012

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Md. To Seek Public Input In Picking Superintendent

The state school board is beginning its search for a new superintendent, and input will be sought from the public on what they want in a leader.

09/28/2011

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Montgomery Schools Chief Plans Parent Meetings

Montgomery County’s new schools superintendent, Joshua Starr, is inviting parents to get to know him at two upcoming town halls and 10 public meetings.

08/20/2011

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Teachers In Middle Of Debate Over Immigrant Kids

When an award-winning journalist recently revealed he’s an illegal immigrant, two of the key players in his tale turned out to be educators who helped keep his secret. It’s the kind of story teachers and principals scattered across the country know well.

07/06/2011

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