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Education Board Lets Schools Seek Snow Day Waivers

Maryland school systems will be able to apply for waivers of up to five snow days incurred during this year’s winter weather.

03/25/2014

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Standardized Tests to Start This Week in Md.

Maryland schools plan to start their annual round of standardized tests this week, despite legislators’ efforts to cancel them this year.

03/03/2014

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O’Malley Announces Education Grants

Gov. Martin O’Malley is announcing $5.5 million in grants to boost digital learning and to help high school students earn college credit.

09/18/2013

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Maryland Schools Rank Best in Nation for 5th Straight Year

For the fifth time in as many years, Maryland’s public schools rank first in the nation according to Education Week’s annual ‘Quality Counts’ rankings.

01/10/2013

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Maryland Gets $6.7Million More To Turn Around Worst Schools

Maryland will receive $6.7 million from the federal government to continue turnaround efforts in the state’s worst schools, adding to the $60 million it has already received.

03/16/2012