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Md. School System Strips Religious Names from Calendar

Maryland’s largest school district has voted to strip religious labels from next year’s school calendar, including Christian holidays such as Easter and Christmas, and the Jewish holidays of Yom Kippur and Rosh Hashanah.

11/12/2014

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Md., Va. Schools See Large Influx of Immigrant Students

HYATTSVILLE, Md. (WNEW) — As kids in Maryland and Virginia get settled into the 2014-2015 school year, some will have new classmates –unaccompanied immigrants placed in local homes by the Office of Refugee Resettlement. Federal […]

09/04/2014

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After Controversies, Committee Recommends Montgomery Co. School Board Nix Credit Cards

After a few recent controversies surrounding the use of credit cards by Montgomery County school board members, an ad hoc committee has recommended eliminating the use of credit cards and switching to per diem allowances, instead.

07/22/2014

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Montgomery Co. Superintendent Got Offensive Tweets About Cancelling School For Snow

Montgomery County’s superintendent says he received offensive tweets during last week’s winter weather from students urging him to close schools.

12/17/2013

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