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Prince George’s teachers get 2 percent pay raise

UPPER MARLBORO — Prince George’s County teachers have ratified a new three-year contract that will give them a 2 percent cost-of-living pay raise. The Washington Post reports the Board of Education approved the contract, and the Prince George’s County Educators’ ...

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Towson U. cheerleading team suspended for hazing

Towson University officials say they’ve suspended the school’s national championship-winning cheerleading team for the academic year for violating the school’s hazing policies. Deb Moriarty, vice president for student affairs, says the school launched an investigation earlier this month after receiving ...

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Laureate teams with Monash South Africa

Laureate Education Inc., of Baltimore, a global provider of higher education services and programs, announced it has reached an agreement with Monash University, of Melbourne, Australia, the largest university in Australia, to partner with Monash South Africa, of Johannesburg.

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Franchot: Starting school after Labor Day would help economy

Peter Franchot

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s comptroller on Thursday called on schools to start after Labor Day in hopes of boosting the state’s economy, citing a report projecting a delay in beginning the school year could result in an additional $74.3 million in ...

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