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97 Percent of Md. Teachers Receive ‘Effective’ Grades

A new report card for Maryland public school teachers reveals that nearly three percent of the states teachers are rated ineffective, the Maryland State Department of Education says.

10/28/2014

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STEM Education: The Campaign To Recruit STEM Educators

The number of jobs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) is growing at a rate nearly double that of non-STEM jobs. To train this workforce of the near future, the United States needs an army of teachers highly trained in science, math, and technology.

08/27/2014

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‘No Fake Math,’ Raytheon Math Heroes Make Numbers Real For Students

Teacher support is key to all of these efforts, which is why Raytheon is interested in rewarding educators who go the extra mile to get students excited.

08/27/2014

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5 Back To School Things Teachers Would Love Your Help With

Seasoned instructors share the essentials for your child’s transition back to the classroom.

07/21/2014

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NEA Wants Arne Duncan’s Resignation

The nation’s largest teachers’ union wants Education Secretary Arne Duncan to quit.

07/07/2014

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Maryland Pledges to Improve Teacher Evaluation System

Maryland has become the first state in the nation to sign a memorandum pledging that all education officials will work together to improve the state’s teacher evaluation system.

06/27/2014

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US Teachers Nowhere as Diverse as Their Students

U.S. teachers are nowhere near as diverse as their students.

05/04/2014

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Va. Educators Partner to Help Disabled Students

Educators in Virginia are partnering to help students with disabilities succeed after they leave school.

04/13/2014

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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.

03/13/2014

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Wyoming House Passes Bill Allowing Teachers To Carry Guns At Schools

Local school boards could allow teachers and other workers at Wyoming’s K-12 schools who hold concealed-carry permits to carry guns on campus under a bill the Wyoming House of Representatives introduced on Thursday.

02/14/2014

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