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2014/11/27 06:16
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The Maryland State Department of Education is attempting to alleviate challenges school systems face as they transition to a new standardized test. Statewide, schools are in the process of leaving...
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2014/11/27 06:16
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With a final bang of the gavel Tuesday night, Sal Raspa completed his time on the St. Mary’s school board, where he served 12 years after having spent 38 years as an educator. “I’ve spent my entire...
2014/11/25 18:16
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Students of St. Mary’s College of Maryland surveyed 955 voters leaving St. Mary’s County polls on Election Day. Asked several questions about issues in the county, most of those voters said things are...
2014/11/21 07:16
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More than three-quarters of St. Mary’s public school teachers were judged effective and 17 percent were rated highly effective in the first statewide teacher evaluation report. Fourteen of the more...
2014/11/19 06:16
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More than half of Calvert County Public Schools teachers who were evaluated last year were ranked either “highly effective” or “effective,” according to recent data released by the Maryland State...
2014/11/18 02:17
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Gov.-elect Larry Hogan said Monday that new budget figures show Maryland's economic picture is even bleaker than he had warned during his campaign, and will make it tougher to devise a plan to cut...
2014/11/13 15:22
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The Prince George’s County school system has struggled for so long that any less-than-perfect news can, unfortunately, become an opportunity to pile on criticism. Such was the case with a new teacher...
2014/11/12 06:16
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Members of the Calvert County Board of Education received a presentation at their first board meeting of the month Thursday, Nov. 6, about the Advanced Learning Program the department of instruction...
2014/11/12 00:17
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Six Baltimore schools, including two high schools, will close in June as part of the district's plan to downsize to fit the current enrollment and prepare for a $980 million modernization of the...
2014/11/07 15:22
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Of Prince George’s County Public School’s 8,768 teachers, 564, or 6.4 percent, were ranked ineffective under the school system’s new teacher evaluation system, according to a state study. The...
2014/11/07 06:17
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The Calvert County Commission for Women hosted a discussion on Title IX and, specifically, how it has led to increased opportunities for girls in county schools, on Oct. 15 at the Calvert Library...
2014/11/05 06:16
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St. Mary’s public school officials say risk for the Ebola virus in the county is currently low, but preparedness and spreading awareness will continue. In a letter to parents and guardians dated Oct....
2014/11/01 02:19
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Isaac Jackson, 5, claps along with teacher Kendra Sarris as he participates in a new test to assess kindergarten students, on Oct. 30, in Accokeek, Md. Nancy Shannon, Program Assessment Specialist,...
2014/10/31 06:18
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For 2013, Greater Baltimore’s public schools were once again ranked among the best in the country by Education Week. Joseph M. Davis, a high school teacher in Bel Air, Maryland, did not start out in...
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The Maryland State Board of Education approved a plan that keeps passing scores for two new state tests off the list of high school graduation requirements for two years. The plan — which the board...
2014/10/28 19:17
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Using a new evaluation system that includes student achievement, the percentage of teachers rated unsatisfactory in the state nearly tripled to about 3 percent, according to statistics released...
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Prince George’s County school officials are instituting new programs and strategies to help recruit male teachers and teachers for its specialty school expansions. Deborah Sullivan, director of human...
2014/10/24 12:16
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In the Nov. 4 general election, Charles County voters will help choose a governor, congressman, comptroller, attorney general and state legislators. They also will pick a board of county commissioners...
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A frontrunner in the Charles County Board of Education race has come forward saying she did not give permission for her picture to be printed on a flier that linked her with other school board...
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The McDonald’s Family Restaurants of Greater Washington, D.C., recently honored Laura Collins, the Calvert County Teacher of the Year. Collins was recognized by the Maryland State Board of Education...
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