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PG schools head proposes pay freeze, sports cuts

UPPER MARLBORO — The Prince George’s County schools superintendent has proposed a budget that would freeze employees’ pay and eliminate middle school sports programs. The budget proposal released Thursday by William Hite Jr. calls for about $1.7 billion for fiscal ...

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Maryland’s ‘civic health’ is good, not great

Maryland’s “civic health” — the engagement of citizens in public life — compared to other states is good but not outstanding, according to a new study released Tuesday. “Maryland is ahead of the national average on every important measure of ...

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Panel bucks Maryland teacher evaluations

ANNAPOLIS — A regulation that would base 50 percent of teacher evaluations on “student growth” to secure federal funds was rejected by a legislative committee because it took away the flexibility of local school systems and required feedback that “never ...

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County school alleges $70K theft

A man pleaded guilty Tuesday to stealing tens of thousands of dollars from the Baltimore County Public Schools over a seven-year period. Barry L. Troxell, 52, faces a maximum of 15 years in prison when he is sentenced early next ...

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