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New book takes on zero tolerance fervor in schools

NEW YORK — High-tech surveillance. Metal detectors. Zero tolerance for, well, just about any bad behavior, real or overblown. Welcome to “Lockdown High,” the title of a sweeping new book by journalist Annette Fuentes, describing how the schoolhouse has become ...

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Frederick schools announce labor deals

FREDERICK — The Frederick County school board is announcing tentative contract agreements with its teachers, staff and administrators. The board said Tuesday the deals still must be ratified by members of the three collective-bargaining units. None of the deals contains ...

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Plan would cut $25M from Montgomery county schools

ROCKVILLE — The president of the Montgomery County Council says all nine members have signed off on cuts to employee benefits and to public schools. Under the plan, the council would cut $25 million from the $1.4 billion it contributed ...

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