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New Technology Making Its Way Into The Classroom

In the past, teachers gave lessons using chalkboards, filmstrips and overhead projectors — methods that had limited interactivity. Teachers now have multiple ways of presenting content. Students can now demonstrate their learning in ways other than pencil-and-paper tests.

10/06/2014

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Study Says Home-Packed Lunches Less Nutritious Than School-Made Meals

A new study finds that what parents pack from home is often much worse than what’s offered at school.

09/03/2014

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Md. School Catches Feral Cat That Forced Closure Last Week

A feral cat that caused class to be cancelled at a Maryland elementary school Friday has been captured and is now in custody of animal control officials.

09/02/2014

A former Washington private school teacher who was captured in Nicaragua after a year on the FBI's "Ten Most Wanted" fugitives list was sentenced Tuesday to 25 years in prison in a child pornography case.  (credit: FBI)

Ex-DC Teacher To Be Sentenced In Child Porn Case

A former Washington private school teacher who was captured in Nicaragua after a year on the FBI’s “Ten Most Wanted” fugitives list is scheduled to be sentenced in a child pornography case.

03/11/2014

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D.C. Substitute Teacher Accused of Assaulting 11-Year-Old Student

A substitute teacher has been arrested and charged with assaulting a sixth-grader by allegedly driving his head into a desk at a Northeast D.C. elementary school last November.

01/09/2014

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DC Police Looking for 2 Men in School Burglary

District of Columbia police are looking for two men wanted in a burglary at an elementary school.

12/27/2013

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2 Va. Science Teachers Earn National Honor

Two Virginia elementary school science teachers have been named recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence.

12/21/2013

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Former Md. Teacher Pleads Guilty in Sex Abuse Case

A former Montgomery County fifth-grade teacher is avoiding jail time with a plea deal in a sexual abuse case.

12/02/2013

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Maryland School Assessment Scores Dip

Maryland School Assessment scores for elementary and middle school students have dropped this year as the state transitions to new national learning standards, according to data released Tuesday by the Maryland State Department of Education.

07/23/2013

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Back To School Prep: For Elementary, Middle & High School Students

The first day of school feels to children the way the first day on a job feels to parents, a bit stressful. The two best ways to prepare your children for a less stressful first day is to change as many unknown factors to known and provide positive support.

08/01/2012

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