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Some Area Schools Expecting Long School Year Due to Snow

Many schools in our region continued to cash-in on snow days Monday as ice and fog created hazardous conditions Monday and one Maryland school system is already warning parents that will mean a longer school year.

03/02/2015

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Maryland Students, Educators Set for New Standardized Test

Maryland public schools are preparing for new standardized testing.

02/22/2015

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Md. Falls from Top of School Rankings but Leads Mid-Atlantic

A new report says Maryland fell two spots from leading the nation in school performance, though it’s still ahead of the rest of the Mid-Atlantic region and most of the country.

01/08/2015

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Former Student Arrested for Bringing Gun to Md. School

Police say they arrested a former Richard Montgomery High School student for bringing a gun to the school on Thursday.

11/06/2014

A Maryland middle school teacher has been placed on administrative leave after he allegedly authored two fiction books depicting a “futuristic school shooting” using a pseudonym.  (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Education Board Recognizes 2 Divisions, 40 Schools

The Virginia Board of Education is honoring two school divisions and 40 schools for improving the academic performance of economically disadvantaged students.

10/30/2014

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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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Pediatricians’ Rx For Schools: Later Start Times

Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens.

08/28/2014

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White Students To No Longer Be Majority At U.S. Schools

For the first time, U.S. public schools are projected this fall to have more minority students than non-Hispanic whites, a shift largely fueled by growth in the number of Hispanic children.

08/09/2014

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2 Va. Schools Blamed for Secluding, Restraining Disabled Students

The U.S. Department of Education has concluded that two Virginia schools denied students with emotional disabilities the right to an appropriate public education by frequently using seclusion and physical restraint.

08/07/2014

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When Does School Start in D.C., Maryland and Virginia? The 2014 Calendar

It’s almost that time again! Students soon will be heading back to school.

08/05/2014

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