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Interim state superintendent Jack Smith to lead Montgomery schools
The selection of the former Calvert County superintendent ends a year-long search.
Spring-break trip’s reference to teen drinking frustrates Md. principal
(The Washington Post, February 3, 2016; 7:33 PM)
Md. students walk out after viral video slams Black Lives Matter movement
(The Washington Post, February 2, 2016; 5:42 PM)
Montgomery students petitioned for full week of school closings
(The Washington Post, January 28, 2016; 3:51 PM)
Another school closing? Sing it! This Maryland school system did.
(The Washington Post, January 27, 2016; 4:58 PM)
A protest over trees is the latest example of this high school’s activism
(The Washington Post, January 23, 2016; 3:38 PM)
Record year for public school enrollment in Maryland
(The Washington Post, January 20, 2016; 6:33 PM)
Free-range parents make video to ‘Frozen’ theme: ‘Let Them Go’
(The Washington Post, January 15, 2016; 2:39 PM)
Md. school system keeps Jewish holidays, adds days off for Diwali, Lunar New Year and Eid al-Adha
(The Washington Post, January 15, 2016; 6:00 AM)
Add a Muslim holiday? Remove a Jewish one? Schools debate calendars as diversity increases
(The Washington Post, January 13, 2016; 8:06 PM)
Maryland launches search for state schools superintendent
(The Washington Post, January 11, 2016; 12:48 PM)
Montgomery schools superintendent could be selected as soon as March
(The Washington Post, January 10, 2016; 6:22 PM)
New president leads Montgomery school board into budget deliberations
(The Washington Post, January 7, 2016; 3:10 PM)
Report: Teens said parent allowed parties ‘on a regular basis’
(The Washington Post, December 23, 2015; 9:07 PM)
County officials say no evidence of abuse at National Blue Ribbon school
(The Washington Post, December 19, 2015; 3:16 PM)
Rockville elementary school shows elevated levels of radon in retesting
(The Washington Post, December 17, 2015; 6:28 PM)
Montgomery’s calendar approved, with student day off on Muslim holiday
(The Washington Post, December 15, 2015; 3:34 PM)
Prince George’s schools chief proposes plan to lower class sizes, boost salaries
(The Washington Post, December 11, 2015; 5:55 PM)
Most Maryland students in grades 3 to 8 not on track in math, new tests show
(The Washington Post, December 9, 2015; 4:05 PM)
Montgomery budget would cover enrollment surge, maintain class sizes
(The Washington Post, December 8, 2015; 4:18 PM)
Montgomery County announces radon testing for all 202 schools in its system
(The Washington Post, December 7, 2015; 4:45 PM)
Parents allege corporal punishment at Blue Ribbon school in Maryland
(The Washington Post, December 6, 2015; 10:25 PM)
Montgomery students take more than 33,000 AP exams
(The Washington Post, December 3, 2015; 11:59 AM)
Concern about elevated levels of radon in Montgomery schools
(The Washington Post, December 2, 2015; 7:41 PM)
Elevated radon levels in 26 schools touch off retesting in Montgomery
(The Washington Post, December 1, 2015; 7:38 PM)
Peyton’s Awesome Virtual Self, a robot that allows girl with cancer to attend school
(The Washington Post, November 28, 2015; 5:38 PM)
Montgomery County moves ahead with plans to scrap high school finals
(The Washington Post, November 16, 2015; 6:15 PM)
Muslim community wins day off of school on major holiday next year
(The Washington Post, November 10, 2015; 2:56 PM)
Ex-quarterback indicted in fatal wreck after teen party
(The Washington Post, November 9, 2015; 12:02 PM)
‘This must stop’: Principal implores parents not to host teen drinking parties
(The Washington Post, November 6, 2015; 7:18 PM)
Less than half of Montgomery students are college-ready, new tests show
(The Washington Post, November 5, 2015; 7:14 PM)
Should the ‘R-word’ be banned on attire at schools? One parent thinks so.
(The Washington Post, November 4, 2015; 8:03 PM)
Boy, 12, arrested in connection with plan to ‘shoot up’ charter school
(The Washington Post, October 30, 2015; 11:50 AM)
In Montgomery, $1.72 billion pushed for school construction
(The Washington Post, October 28, 2015; 9:54 PM)
Program to improve teacher diversity will offer full college scholarships
(The Washington Post, October 27, 2015; 4:15 PM)
New Md. tests show 20 percent to 31 percent score college-ready in algebra
(The Washington Post, October 27, 2015; 12:35 PM)
Many Montgomery teachers say they don’t want to eliminate final exams
(The Washington Post, October 26, 2015; 7:38 PM)
New report shows disconnection among black youths in Montgomery
(The Washington Post, October 22, 2015; 8:58 PM)
School enrollment surges in Clarksburg, Silver Spring, N. Bethesda
(The Washington Post, October 21, 2015; 1:35 PM)
‘Homicidal threat’ will not be included in 8-year-old’s school record
(The Washington Post, October 20, 2015; 8:16 PM)
Maryland honored for environmental literacy standards
(The Washington Post, October 20, 2015; 6:16 PM)
Towson University police investigating recording device found in locker room
(The Washington Post, October 17, 2015; 4:40 PM)
More schools are working to integrate the arts into classroom learning
(The Washington Post, October 14, 2015; 6:48 PM)
Montgomery’s Hispanic student enrollment surges in early grades
(The Washington Post, October 13, 2015; 7:57 PM)
Montgomery County school enrollment sets new record
(The Washington Post, October 12, 2015; 5:31 PM)
Maryland chooses Baltimore educator as its teacher of the year
(The Washington Post, October 9, 2015; 11:30 PM)
Study: Montgomery schools follow special-education law but can do more
(The Washington Post, October 9, 2015; 7:48 PM)
Montgomery County reopens its search for a new schools chief
(The Washington Post, October 6, 2015; 4:37 PM)
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)
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