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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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2014/10/30 14:22
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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...
2014/10/28 14:22
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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...
2014/10/24 11:16
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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...
2014/10/24 05:16
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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...
2014/10/22 18:17
2014/10/22 18:17
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BALTIMORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Social Solutions Global, Inc., the leading provider of performance management software for human service collaboratives, is proud to announce Anne Arundel County Public...
2014/10/22 17:22
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Prince George’s County Public Schools is planning to close one under-enrolled elementary school next year, and is considering converting another into a center for preschool students. The Maryland...
2014/10/22 05:17
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The Charles County public school system is struggling to regain its balance as it phases out a longtime state test that for years served as a high school graduation requirement and replaces it with...
2014/10/22 05:16
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Though the Charles County Board of Education has yet to officially vote on its opinions on legislation that the General Assembly might tackle in the upcoming session, board members expressed...
2014/10/21 13:23
2014/10/21 13:23
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Divided into two groups, 12 players stood on the edges of the rectangle; the shirts by the blue cones, skins by the orange. When the drill begins, two soccer balls become live. Those with possession...
2014/10/17 05:16
2014/10/17 05:16
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Charles County Public Schools employed more than 200 new teachers for the 2014-15 school year, and though 27 percent of them are minority hires, members of the board of education and school officials...
2014/10/17 05:16
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Sean Sayers, a teacher at Spring Ridge Middle School, teaches 140 children each day. That’s 140 names and personalities, with outside interests that Sayers will memorize, and 140 students who possess...
2014/10/17 00:17
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Local education leaders are pressing the state to delay using tougher, newexams as graduation requirements in Maryland public schools, saying the state can't predict how well students will do on the...
2014/10/15 21:16
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In 1914, the Smith-Lever Act, also known as the Agricultural Extension Act, was signed into law creating the National Cooperative Extension System among agricultural colleges in order to inform people...
2014/10/15 17:17
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Driving to Hammond High School Monday morning, Jody Zepp found herself stuck on the side of the road with her Mazda in need of a tow to the mechanic. Thankfully for Zepp, one of the perks of being...
2014/10/15 00:17
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Police in Baltimore and at the University of Maryland, Baltimore are beefing up security after a pair of attacks on the downtown campus. "Last week, our campus community was hit hard," UMB Police...
2014/10/14 17:17
2014/10/14 17:17
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I am troubled by this newspaper's coverage of the Howard County School Board's recent resolution regarding the actions of board member Cynthia Vaillancourt that led to a finding of sexual harassment...
2014/10/14 13:22
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The Howard B. Owens Science Center in Lanham has a shot at winning $100,000 to continue and expand their summer robotics program, but they need the public’s help. “We’re hoping we can get enough...
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