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This school district tops the nation for teacher planning time
Elementary-school teachers in Montgomery County, Md., rank No. 1 — averaging 84 minutes of planning time daily — but a union argues that the data is flawed.
Superintendent says narrowing academic achievement gap is ‘a moral imperative’
(The Washington Post, July 26, 2016; 1:31 PM)
Bad day for summer school: Air conditioning falters as temperatures soar
(The Washington Post, July 25, 2016; 5:30 PM)
New Montgomery superintendent says achievement gap is top priority
(The Washington Post, July 21, 2016; 12:13 PM)
School system adopts new policies after sexual abuse case roils community
(The Washington Post, July 20, 2016; 8:53 PM)
A dream on the edge: School falters, leader resigns and parents step in
(The Washington Post, July 11, 2016; 3:54 PM)
Md. testing commission urges local districts to take a close look at their exams
(The Washington Post, July 6, 2016; 6:48 PM)
Legal settlement calls for new turf fields at Montgomery County schools
(The Washington Post, June 30, 2016; 4:50 PM)
State officials decline to remove school board members who ousted superintendent
(The Washington Post, June 29, 2016; 5:21 PM)
New superintendent hopes to improve high-performing school system
(The Washington Post, June 28, 2016; 6:07 PM)
Civil rights complaint alleges inequity in schools’ language immersion programs
(The Washington Post, June 23, 2016; 9:00 AM)
Dad with more than a decade of volunteering is winner of state’s parent award
(The Washington Post, June 18, 2016; 7:11 PM)
New Montgomery schools budget trims teacher raises for a shot at smaller classes
(The Washington Post, June 17, 2016; 8:00 AM)
Judge upholds suspension of student who chewed pastry into the shape of a gun
(The Washington Post, June 16, 2016; 4:05 PM)
Is the birthplace of ‘Uncle Tom’ in a Maryland hayfield?
(The Washington Post, June 15, 2016; 7:53 PM)
During a school year of terrorist attacks, Muslim students report bullying
(The Washington Post, June 14, 2016; 6:19 PM)
Maryland high school teacher arrested for taking pictures of students during class
(The Washington Post, June 8, 2016; 1:59 PM)
School board to review policies after graduation ban turmoil
(The Washington Post, June 7, 2016; 6:23 PM)
Prince George’s holds town-hall-by-phone for questions on school sex-abuse report
(The Washington Post, June 7, 2016; 12:28 PM)
When should high school students be banned from graduation as punishment?
(The Washington Post, June 4, 2016; 1:41 PM)
Furor on Maryland’s Eastern Shore as critics seek to oust school board majority
(The Washington Post, June 3, 2016; 1:20 PM)
Report on racial disparities in gifted and magnet programs gets strong reaction
(The Washington Post, June 1, 2016; 5:31 PM)
Montgomery principal’s penalty for those caught drinking at prom is rescinded
(The Washington Post, May 28, 2016; 7:48 PM)
More school in August? First day of classes in Maryland district may come earlier in 2017
(The Washington Post, May 26, 2016; 11:43 AM)
Maryland names former Eastern Shore schools chief as state superintendent
(The Washington Post, May 24, 2016; 5:35 PM)
Top Prince George’s official tapped to lead Nashville school system
(The Washington Post, May 15, 2016; 5:50 PM)
Police respond to stabbing at Churchill High School in Potomac
(The Washington Post, May 9, 2016; 1:50 PM)
Montgomery Blair High School struts its science stuff
(The Washington Post, May 6, 2016; 7:15 PM)
Prince George’s schools leader finalist for top job in Nashville
(The Washington Post, May 6, 2016; 4:14 PM)
High-level Prince George’s schools official up for job in Nashville
(The Washington Post, May 5, 2016; 3:49 PM)
Maryland educator who helped spark minority scholars program honored
(The Washington Post, May 4, 2016; 6:02 AM)
Prince George’s abuse task force delays recommendations until late May
(The Washington Post, May 3, 2016; 11:57 AM)
All-clear given after potential bomb threat at Westfield Annapolis Mall
(The Washington Post, April 30, 2016; 5:28 PM)
Students at a Maryland school come together after deaths
(The Washington Post, April 29, 2016; 6:01 AM)
Student from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High reelected to Montgomery school board
(The Washington Post, April 28, 2016; 6:02 PM)
Longest-serving member on Md. school board is defeated in election
(The Washington Post, April 27, 2016; 6:02 PM)
Primary election in Md. school board race narrows to two candidates
(The Washington Post, April 27, 2016; 10:08 AM)
Cuba, through the eyes of American children
(The Washington Post, April 25, 2016; 8:15 PM)
Prince George’s reached settlement of $1.5 million in sex abuse case
(The Washington Post, April 23, 2016; 5:45 PM)
Prince George’s County taps visual arts educator as teacher of the year
(The Washington Post, April 22, 2016; 6:00 AM)
Trump rally in Maryland: Teachers union says it has no place in a public school
(The Washington Post, April 20, 2016; 6:00 AM)
Maryland approves plan to extend Montgomery County’s school year to June 20
(The Washington Post, April 19, 2016; 6:50 PM)
Md. school board race: Debate over achievement gaps, tax hike, class sizes
(The Washington Post, April 14, 2016; 6:08 PM)
Teen driver in deadly Maryland crash pleads guilty; car was airborne 110 feet
(The Washington Post, April 8, 2016; 4:03 PM)
Complaint alleges Maryland child-abuse task force violated open-meetings law
(The Washington Post, April 7, 2016; 12:15 PM)
Proposed changes to school system’s English-learners program draw concerns
(The Washington Post, April 7, 2016; 8:40 AM)
Maryland rejects Montgomery County’s snow-day waiver request
(The Washington Post, April 6, 2016; 4:35 PM)
Who needs the beach? Spring break means community service for some students.
(The Washington Post, April 3, 2016; 7:32 PM)
U.S. elementary school children head to Cuba for rare visit to classrooms
(The Washington Post, April 3, 2016; 6:06 PM)
Q&A with CEO of Prince George’s schools after sex abuse case
(The Washington Post, April 1, 2016; 12:40 PM)
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