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Montgomery County reopens its search for a new schools chief
Board president voices optimism that Maryland’s largest school system will have a new schools chief by July.
Montgomery school board members blast county report on state aid
(The Washington Post, October 5, 2015; 2:15 PM)
Is a threat to kill ‘homicidal’ when it comes from an 8-year-old? Should it stay in school records?
(The Washington Post, October 2, 2015; 8:08 PM)
When final exams end, how will grades be figured? One district weighs ideas.
(The Washington Post, October 2, 2015; 6:48 PM)
More voices on changing school hours in Maryland’s largest school system
(The Washington Post, October 2, 2015; 2:13 PM)
More sleep for teens, more hardship for parents as school bell times change
(The Washington Post, October 1, 2015; 8:16 PM)
Baltimore third-grader dies after falling in a school hallway
(The Washington Post, September 30, 2015; 6:59 PM)
Aid based on low-income students not always used for their direct benefit
(The Washington Post, September 23, 2015; 7:27 PM)
Test results expected for Common Core-aligned exams in Maryland
(The Washington Post, September 23, 2015; 8:54 AM)
Parents of teen killed in crash assail father over underage drinking party
(The Washington Post, September 21, 2015; 9:51 PM)
‘We felt invincible’: Report details deadly wreck, party that preceded it
(The Washington Post, September 18, 2015; 6:34 PM)
School poster that insulted obese students, up for 5 minutes, goes viral
(The Washington Post, September 18, 2015; 1:00 PM)
Smoky heating unit causes evacuation at Montgomery County school
(The Washington Post, September 15, 2015; 2:07 PM)
School board OKs calendar policy amid debate about Muslim holidays
(The Washington Post, September 11, 2015; 8:17 PM)
Teen driver in fatal alcohol-related crash is sentenced to 18 months in jail
(The Washington Post, September 10, 2015; 10:00 PM)
In Montgomery County, questions and a mixed reaction after finals are cut
(The Washington Post, September 9, 2015; 7:18 PM)
One of nation’s largest school districts ditches high school final exams
(The Washington Post, September 8, 2015; 8:03 PM)
Surprise! Md. 4th-graders and middle-schoolers get Chromebooks after all.
(The Washington Post, September 7, 2015; 8:22 PM)
Montgomery County schools see more than 1,100 international enrollments
(The Washington Post, September 4, 2015; 9:59 PM)
Maryland announces seven finalists for state teacher of the year
(The Washington Post, September 2, 2015; 12:47 PM)
First day of school begins without the heart and soul of Wootton High
(The Washington Post, August 31, 2015; 7:37 PM)
Ex-Montgomery teacher sentenced to 40 years for sexual abuse of children
(The Washington Post, August 28, 2015; 10:13 PM)
The jittery first day of school: One teacher feels it even after 31 years.
(The Washington Post, August 25, 2015; 10:12 PM)
Md. teachers get schooled in the environment at the Chesapeake Bay
(The Washington Post, August 23, 2015; 9:52 PM)
Longtime Wootton High School principal found dead in apartment
(The Washington Post, August 19, 2015; 6:50 PM)
Maryland poised to set record for statewide public school enrollment
(The Washington Post, August 18, 2015; 5:51 PM)
It’s still summer, but some students are getting ready for AP and IB courses
(The Washington Post, August 16, 2015; 7:54 PM)
After scrubbing names of religious holidays, school considers new policy
(The Washington Post, August 9, 2015; 8:32 PM)
Report: Parenting decisions too often touch off neglect investigations
(The Washington Post, August 6, 2015; 10:18 PM)
One Maryland college tests a new approach to remedial math courses
(The Washington Post, July 26, 2015; 5:28 PM)
Three out of four high schoolers failed Algebra 1 final exams in Md. district
(The Washington Post, July 22, 2015; 7:21 PM)
Teen driver was going 119 mph in crash that killed high school student
(The Washington Post, July 17, 2015; 2:01 PM)
Two major school districts eliminating some final exams
(The Washington Post, July 14, 2015; 8:29 PM)
Montgomery declines on algebra, stalls or lags on some reading marks
(The Washington Post, July 12, 2015; 6:21 PM)
Montgomery physics teacher is among educators earning presidential honor
(The Washington Post, July 10, 2015; 6:25 PM)
New student member joins Montgomery school board
(The Washington Post, July 7, 2015; 2:28 PM)
School district’s ‘infamous database’ for suspicious conduct scrapped
(The Washington Post, July 4, 2015; 4:45 PM)
Montgomery school board approves abuse policy that calls for conduct code
(The Washington Post, June 30, 2015; 5:52 PM)
Police say teen driver in Wootton High School crash expected to survive
(The Washington Post, June 29, 2015; 3:52 PM)
Montgomery schools abuse policy up for vote, with critics saying more work needed
(The Washington Post, June 28, 2015; 7:24 PM)
Investigation continues in fatal collision that killed two teenagers
(The Washington Post, June 27, 2015; 7:03 PM)
End final exams in Montgomery County?
(The Washington Post, June 25, 2015; 10:25 AM)
Are final exams on their way out? One county is rethinking the school ritual.
(The Washington Post, June 24, 2015; 6:55 PM)
‘Free range’ parents cleared in second neglect case after kids walked alone
(The Washington Post, June 22, 2015; 11:58 AM)
Maryland’s “free range” parents are cleared in second neglect case
(The Washington Post, June 21, 2015; 11:33 PM)
Montgomery approves schools budget that cuts positions, delays technology
(The Washington Post, June 16, 2015; 11:19 PM)
Schools official mistakenly leaks student data in PowerPoint document
(The Washington Post, June 16, 2015; 7:12 PM)
Elementary school students urge days off to celebrate Muslim holidays
(The Washington Post, June 15, 2015; 4:41 PM)
Md. officials: Letting ‘free range’ kids walk or play alone is not neglect
(The Washington Post, June 11, 2015; 7:33 PM)
Montgomery proposes cutting school jobs, delaying Chromebook rollout
(The Washington Post, June 9, 2015; 6:45 PM)
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