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Ex-Montgomery teacher sentenced to 40 years for sexual abuse of children
Lawrence Joynes, sentenced in the first of two cases, apologizes for betraying victims’ trust.
 
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)
 
More Montgomery high schools look for gender-neutral graduation gowns
(The Washington Post, June 8, 2015; 8:41 AM)
 
Embracing transgender equality, high schools move to one graduation robe
(The Washington Post, June 7, 2015; 9:04 PM)
 
Questions linger over search for new Montgomery schools superintendent
(The Washington Post, June 6, 2015; 8:05 PM)
 
Bethesda school volunteer wins statewide award
(The Washington Post, June 5, 2015; 8:42 PM)
 
Justice Scalia takes on commencement cliches in humor-filled speech
(The Washington Post, June 4, 2015; 11:56 PM)
 
Tuberculosis case reported at Rockville High School
(The Washington Post, May 27, 2015; 1:43 PM)
 
Maryland’s ‘free range’ parents cleared of neglect in one case
(The Washington Post, May 26, 2015; 12:01 AM)
 
Search stalled, Montgomery appoints interim schools superintendent
(The Washington Post, May 20, 2015; 9:58 PM)
 
Search stalled, Montgomery appoints interim schools superintendent
(The Washington Post, May 20, 2015; 4:37 PM)
 
Montgomery school board to appoint interim superintendent, pause search
(The Washington Post, May 19, 2015; 7:37 PM)
 
Montgomery school board to appoint interim superintendent, pause search
(The Washington Post, May 19, 2015; 12:51 PM)
 
Starr, former Montgomery County superintendent, takes association job
(The Washington Post, May 19, 2015; 12:01 PM)
 
Montgomery principals urge board to ask interim leader to stay longer
(The Washington Post, May 18, 2015; 5:58 PM)
 
Leading candidate for Montgomery schools chief withdraws his name
(The Washington Post, May 17, 2015; 7:16 PM)
 
Choice for Montgomery schools chief draws community support, criticism
(The Washington Post, May 15, 2015; 6:53 PM)
 
Montgomery County names ‘preferred candidate’ for top schools job
(The Washington Post, May 14, 2015; 9:16 PM)
 
Maryland park event brings together support for ‘free range’ parents
(The Washington Post, May 9, 2015; 8:52 PM)
 
Prosecutors find no criminal activity at school for special education students
(The Washington Post, May 7, 2015; 12:01 AM)
 
Clean-up crews set to work through night at Silver Spring school
(The Washington Post, May 6, 2015; 7:52 PM)
 
Maryland high school senior killed on the brink of prom, graduation
(The Washington Post, May 4, 2015; 7:33 PM)
 
Montgomery school leaders revise policy on reporting, preventing abuse
(The Washington Post, May 1, 2015; 3:45 PM)
 
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