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The Center for American Progress' new analysis of spending patterns and test scores in school systems nationwide found a surprising result: Manassas Park and Calvert County have the most efficient schools in the Washington area.
Study: Manassas Park and Calvert County have most efficient schools in D.C. area (Post, February 27, 2011; 11:27 PM)
D.C. area schools show off reforms at Obama administration conference (Post, February 19, 2011; 10:06 PM)
A nearly glitch-free return to school: Pr. George's faces fewer schedule problems; most D.C. textbooks distributed (Post, August 24, 2010)
County at the crossroads: Pr. George's residents see challenges and opportunity in election choices (Post, August 15, 2010)
The student body politic goes viral: Using social media, teenage school board members speak out for a highly connected constituency (Post, April 12, 2010)
The tag-team approach to gangs: Busch wants police to inform schools and teachers to hold 'interventions' (Post, October 22, 2009)
First Day of School Abuzz With Change: Students Roll Into Renovated Area Schools; Work Continues at Some (Post, August 25, 2009)
Rhee's 200-Page 'Framework' Spells Out Teaching Guidelines (Post, August 23, 2009)
Artificial Turf Gets a Foothold At High Schools Across Region (Post, June 23, 2009)
3 Students, 1 Man Charged In Arundel Firebombing (Post, June 11, 2009)
The Three R's Thrive In Swine Flu Outbreak: Internet Facilitates Lessons During Closure (Post, May 7, 2009)
Schools Chief Challenges Need To Keep Rockville High Closed (Post, May 5, 2009)
Md. Schools Hit by Flu Staying Shut For a While: New Cases Identified In D.C., Charles County (Post, May 2, 2009)
2 Arundel Educators Receive Awards (Post, April 30, 2009)
Poor Neighborhoods, Untested Teachers: Many of D.C. Region's Low-Income Areas in a Cycle of Inexperience (Post, April 27, 2009)
For New Teachers, Early Support Can Sustain Careers: Programs Aim To Stem Attrition, Improve Abilities In the Classroom (Post, April 27, 2009)
Funding Might Decrease For Some Area Systems: O'Malley Proposal Comes After Years of Increases (Post, January 24, 2009)
Maryland: Schools' College-Level Tests Tripled in Past Decade (Post, December 11, 2008)
EDUCATION: Blue Ribbon Awarded to 10 Schools In D.C. Area (Post, September 10, 2008)
First-Day Jitters Aren't Just for Students: New Pr. George's Teacher Already Learning Lessons (Post, August 26, 2008)
The County's High-Tech 'Test Case': Inside the New Nantucket Elementary Lies a Possible Glimpse of the Future (Post, August 21, 2008)
'Proficient' Just Doesn't Cut It in Maryland: Students Pushed To Be 'Advanced' (Post, August 21, 2008)
County's Test Scores Rise in Every Grade: Schools Officials Attribute Gains on MSA Exams to Individualized Approach (Post, July 24, 2008)
A Hot Time For School Construction Projects: Pr. George's Finishing 1 New Site, 2 Additions (Post, July 10, 2008)
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