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Md. Bill Would Add School Funds to Address High Enrollment

Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch is backing a measure to boost school construction money for counties experiencing high student enrollment growth.


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State Education Board Votes to Expand SOL Retesting

Elementary and middle school students who fail this spring’s Standards of Learning tests by narrow margins or because of extenuating circumstances can retake the exams before the end of the school year.


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Senate President: Charter School Bill to Offer More Options

Charter schools would have more flexibility when it comes to management and families would have more opportunities for education under a bill being considered in the Maryland Senate.


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Hogan Takes Part in Nonpublic Schools Advocacy Day

Republican Gov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday urged approval of a tax credit for businesses that donate money to support education, but opponents say the proposal raises questions about whether state tax money should go to religious schools.


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MD Lawmakers to Tout Benefits of Science, Math Education

Maryland lawmakers are touting the importance of STEM education in Baltimore.


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Maryland Students, Educators Set for New Standardized Test

Maryland public schools are preparing for new standardized testing.


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Md. Parents, Students Hold ‘Sleep-In’ for Later School Start Times

Dozens of students and parents rolled out their sleeping bags and sported their pajamas in a “sleep-in” protest outside the Montgomery County Board of Education Monday afternoon.


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Alexandria Tops List for Best Mid-Sized Cities for Education

If your child is receiving an education in Alexandria, Virginia, they may be receiving one of the best educations in America — at least for mid-sized cities.


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Legislative Leaders to Seek to Restore Md. Education Money

Maryland’s legislative leaders say they’ll work to boost funding for education in the state budget.


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White House Decides Not To Tax College Saving Plans

President had proposed taxing 529 plans as part of sweeping reforms to college education finance system, but the suggested change was immediately attacked by Democrats and Republicans.