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Md. Senate Votes to Limit Use of Student Testing Data

Maryland senators say the state should wait to use student testing data to make decisions on teachers’ jobs until the Common Core standards are solidly established.


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White House, Obama Host First Student Film Festival

President Barack Obama says he wanted to bring the atmosphere of the Academy Awards to the White House early.


First Lady Michelle Obama plays freeze dance with pre-kindergarten students. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

First Lady Wants Americans To Post Videos On Social Media To ‘Show Me How You Move’

First lady Michelle Obama helped a museum spread some health advice Thursday: Drink up — water, that is.


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Evidence Debated In Navy Sexual Assault Hearing

Attorneys argued for hours about what evidence should be admissible on the first day of a hearing Tuesday for three U.S. Naval Academy students charged with sexual assault.


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U.Va. Braces for Weekend Influx of Students

University of Virginia officials expect a busy weekend as about 6,000 students are set to check into university housing, including first-year residence halls.


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Teacher Poll: Only 12 Percent Of Students ‘Very Likely’ To Use Printed Books To Study

A recent poll conducted by the Pew Research Center in Washington, D.C., has found that teachers throughout the country feel that only 12 percent of students are “very likely” to use printed books to study.


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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.


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Glitch Stops D.C. Students From Using Metro Passes

A technical glitch affected hundreds of D.C. students who use special passes to ride Metro.


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W.Va. Ranks High In Study For Pre-K Programs

The percentage of 4-year-olds enrolled in preschool classes in West Virginia is the fifth highest in the country, according to a national study.


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Poll: Majority Of Teachers Use Wikipedia Despite Telling Students Not To

Teachers need to start taking their own advice.