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Montgomery Co. schools plans to boost tech tools

ROCKVILLE — The Montgomery County Board of Education has approved plans for $14.5 million in technology upgrades for schools across the district. The Washington Post reports the plan includes providing interactive whiteboards for 2,000 elementary classrooms. Secondary schools have already ...

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Tentative contract for Frederick County teachers

FREDERICK — The Frederick County school board and teachers association say they’ve tentatively agreed on a contract for the upcoming school year. The Frederick News-Post reported Friday that the board sweetened an offer that was soundly rejected by rank-and-file teachers ...

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Maryland, 7 other states get waiver from No Child Left Behind

ATLANTA — Another eight states are gaining flexibility from the Bush-era No Child Left Behind law, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Tuesday. The Education Department has approved waivers for Connecticut, Delaware, Louisiana, Maryland, New York, North Carolina, Ohio and ...

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Prince George’s budget boosts spending on schools

UPPER MARLBORO — The Prince George’s County Council has adopted a $2.7 billion budget that increases spending on schools and includes bonuses for county employees. Under the budget unanimously adopted Thursday, the public school system’s operating budget will increase 3.1 ...

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