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Montgomery County moves ahead with plans to scrap high school finals
School board members give final approval to policy revisions in the face of teacher opposition.
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)
When final exams end, how will grades be figured? One district weighs ideas.
(The Washington Post, October 2, 2015; 6:48 PM)
More voices on changing school hours in Maryland’s largest school system
(The Washington Post, October 2, 2015; 2:13 PM)
More sleep for teens, more hardship for parents as school bell times change
(The Washington Post, October 1, 2015; 8:16 PM)
Baltimore third-grader dies after falling in a school hallway
(The Washington Post, September 30, 2015; 6:59 PM)
Aid based on low-income students not always used for their direct benefit
(The Washington Post, September 23, 2015; 7:27 PM)
Test results expected for Common Core-aligned exams in Maryland
(The Washington Post, September 23, 2015; 8:54 AM)
Parents of teen killed in crash assail father over underage drinking party
(The Washington Post, September 21, 2015; 9:51 PM)
‘We felt invincible’: Report details deadly wreck, party that preceded it
(The Washington Post, September 18, 2015; 6:34 PM)
School poster that insulted obese students, up for 5 minutes, goes viral
(The Washington Post, September 18, 2015; 1:00 PM)
Smoky heating unit causes evacuation at Montgomery County school
(The Washington Post, September 15, 2015; 2:07 PM)
School board OKs calendar policy amid debate about Muslim holidays
(The Washington Post, September 11, 2015; 8:17 PM)
Teen driver in fatal alcohol-related crash is sentenced to 18 months in jail
(The Washington Post, September 10, 2015; 10:00 PM)
In Montgomery County, questions and a mixed reaction after finals are cut
(The Washington Post, September 9, 2015; 7:18 PM)
One of nation’s largest school districts ditches high school final exams
(The Washington Post, September 8, 2015; 8:03 PM)
Surprise! Md. 4th-graders and middle-schoolers get Chromebooks after all.
(The Washington Post, September 7, 2015; 8:22 PM)
Montgomery County schools see more than 1,100 international enrollments
(The Washington Post, September 4, 2015; 9:59 PM)
Maryland announces seven finalists for state teacher of the year
(The Washington Post, September 2, 2015; 12:47 PM)
First day of school begins without the heart and soul of Wootton High
(The Washington Post, August 31, 2015; 7:37 PM)
Ex-Montgomery teacher sentenced to 40 years for sexual abuse of children
(The Washington Post, August 28, 2015; 10:13 PM)
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)
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