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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

Firefighters work to extinguish a fire in a Landover warehouse. (Credit: Prince George's County Fire Department)

Massive Fire Burns Through Classrooms at Waldorf School

Officials in Charles County say a fire burned through more than a dozen classrooms at a Waldorf middle school Wednesday night.

07/09/2014

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Study: ‘Cool Kids’ Don’t Stay Popular Into Adulthood

According to a new study, kids who were “cool” in middle school may not stay popular when they reach their adult lives.

06/12/2014

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Middle School Worker Charged with Peeping Tom Incidents

A middle school employee is accused of secretly watching girls changing in a girls’ locker room on two separate occasions.

11/08/2013

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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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