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School boundary questions touch off debates about race, income, equity
‘Boundaries are the third rail,’ said one education activist in Montgomery County, Md.
 
The money was fake. The police were real. It happened in an elementary school.
(The Washington Post, July 5, 2019; 6:42 PM)
 
U-Md. at College Park is warned that it could lose accreditation
(The Washington Post, June 30, 2019; 9:39 PM)
 
Md. schools chief draws a salary of more than $300,000 in four-year contract
(The Washington Post, June 28, 2019; 12:32 PM)
 
A split school board votes to eliminate class rank in Anne Arundel County
(The Washington Post, June 21, 2019; 5:15 PM)
 
Baltimore’s vocational programs fail to equitably open doors, audit finds
(The Washington Post, June 19, 2019; 6:26 PM)
 
Sikh school bus driver reported years of harassment over his turban and beard
(The Washington Post, May 28, 2019; 12:01 AM)
 
Can you skip 47 days of English class and still graduate from high school?
(The Washington Post, May 25, 2019; 6:35 PM)
 
Prince George’s teachers reach a deal to restore raises lost during the recession
(The Washington Post, May 23, 2019; 7:01 PM)
 
Teacher in Md. attended party with students playing drinking games, officials say
(The Washington Post, May 20, 2019; 3:21 PM)
 
Change in how poverty is calculated has decreased funding for a Baltimore school
(The Washington Post, May 19, 2019; 6:58 PM)
 
Second swastika in three days found in Maryland middle school
(The Washington Post, May 17, 2019; 5:21 PM)
 
Swastika found in restroom at Maryland middle school
(The Washington Post, May 16, 2019; 11:44 AM)
 
Principal on leave for saying non-citizens would be barred from White House field trip
(The Washington Post, May 3, 2019; 6:07 PM)
 
Blackface image of students at top Md. high school draws rebuke from politicians
(The Washington Post, April 30, 2019; 6:55 PM)
 
Teacher of the year in Md. school system described as dynamic, innovative
(The Washington Post, April 25, 2019; 8:30 PM)
 
The show goes on: Canceled school musical gets another chance
(The Washington Post, April 24, 2019; 6:57 PM)
 
Maryland middle school cancels play but now says the show might go on
(The Washington Post, April 23, 2019; 11:08 PM)
 
U.S. officials probe alleged discrimination against Asian American students in Md.
(The Washington Post, April 21, 2019; 5:04 PM)
 
Maryland school system rolls out report cards showing disparity in achievement
(The Washington Post, April 19, 2019; 7:09 PM)
 
Montgomery County schools to hire firm to help investigate issues surrounding sexual assault case
(The Washington Post, April 15, 2019; 7:44 PM)
 
Nighttime is the right time for this educator to help wayward students thrive
(The Washington Post, April 14, 2019; 6:21 PM)
 
Principal addresses anti-Semitic and racist behavior at Catholic elementary school
(The Washington Post, April 3, 2019; 5:50 PM)
 
Audit shows problems with more than $75 million in contracts
(The Washington Post, March 27, 2019; 7:14 PM)
 
Graduation rate falls in Maryland school system hit by diploma scandal
(The Washington Post, February 27, 2019; 6:18 PM)
 
Four middle school students face assault charges after locker room attack
(The Washington Post, February 15, 2019; 9:09 PM)
 
Md. high school students distribute ‘passes’ granting permission to use racial slur
(The Washington Post, February 12, 2019; 8:19 PM)
 
Principal placed on leave as video appears to show fight involving student
(The Washington Post, February 7, 2019; 5:00 PM)
 
Music as a common language: A Md. teacher reaches students with Ethio­pian songs
(The Washington Post, February 3, 2019; 6:30 PM)
 
Graduation scandal eases as Prince George’s school system gets praise from state
(The Washington Post, January 23, 2019; 6:00 AM)
 
Private school in Maryland discloses alleged sexual abuse from over 50 years ago
(The Washington Post, January 18, 2019; 6:59 PM)
 
Schools tackle anxiety over food and fees as shutdown shows no sign of ending
(The Washington Post, January 8, 2019; 7:01 PM)
 
As A’s surge, Md. leader pushes to stay the course, study possible grade inflation
(The Washington Post, December 31, 2018; 4:24 PM)
 
Board member in Md. asked to resign, as new county leader seeks change
(The Washington Post, December 26, 2018; 4:13 PM)
 
Suburban school board posts a first: A majority of members of color
(The Washington Post, December 25, 2018; 6:36 PM)
 
Four years in, $147M laptop program has produced little change in student achievement
(The Washington Post, December 18, 2018; 6:25 PM)
 
School board members urge Redskins to give QB Colin Kaepernick a tryout
(The Washington Post, December 14, 2018; 8:25 PM)
 
Md. autistic student winds up many miles from home in school bus
(The Washington Post, December 13, 2018; 12:50 PM)
 
Millennials join the school board, not long after high school
(The Washington Post, December 9, 2018; 6:00 PM)
 
New leader tapped for Maryland school board after controversies
(The Washington Post, December 5, 2018; 6:27 PM)
 
Report: 60 percent of graduates sampled in Md. school system excessively absent
(The Washington Post, December 4, 2018; 7:25 PM)
 
Star power: More than half of Maryland schools get highest ratings in new system
(The Washington Post, December 4, 2018; 6:09 PM)
 
Indictments handed up in high school locker room rape case in Damascus, Md.
(The Washington Post, November 30, 2018; 8:45 PM)
 
Board chairman steps down in Maryland school system
(The Washington Post, November 29, 2018; 6:46 PM)
 
Proposed Montgomery County schools policy would excuse absences for protests
(The Washington Post, November 23, 2018; 5:59 PM)
 
Many Latino students lag academically in prosperous Maryland County
(The Washington Post, November 15, 2018; 10:14 PM)
 
Hazing incident reported at another Maryland high school, officials say
(The Washington Post, November 11, 2018; 5:57 PM)
 
Football hazing allegations at Damascus under police investigation
(The Washington Post, November 1, 2018; 6:15 PM)
 
Swastika found on desk in Maryland high school classroom
(The Washington Post, November 1, 2018; 5:58 PM)
 
‘How can you fight hate?’: Schools mourn, and act, following synagogue massacre
(The Washington Post, October 30, 2018; 7:54 PM)
 
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