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May 7, 1997
Also in yesterday's Maryland section, an article incorrectly named one of the technology partners with the Maryland State Department of Education. AT&T Corp. is participating in the effort to provide a Web site for each school system.The Sun regrets the errors.Pub Date: 5/07/97
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By Erin Cox, The Baltimore Sun | October 4, 2012
A battle over $5 million escalated this week with Anne Arundel County lawmakers threatening repercussions and school leaders saying seven projects for new schools are jeopardized by the fray. At issue is how the county should pay a $5 million tab owed to the school system under Maryland's maintenance-of-effort law. "It'll probably be the last five million [dollars] the Board of Education gets in a long while," Councilman Jamie Benoit, a Democrat from Crownsville, told a school system representative during a public hearing Monday.
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November 14, 1990
Maryland's future teaching needs are to be discussed Dec. 6 from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Loyola College's Knott Hall.The program is designed for adults with bachelor's degrees with significcant course work in math, science, social studies, or English and for people interested in becoming certified in those areas.The college and the Maryland State Department of Education ae the sponsors. Call 532-5094 or (800) 221-9107, ext. 5094.
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October 1, 2012
The McDonald's Family Restaurants of Greater Baltimore honored Christina O'Neill, the Harford County Teacher of the Year, Monday evening at the McDonald's restaurant on Baltimore Pike in Bel Air. The McDonald's McTeacher of the Year Night provides members of the Bel Air Middle School community and other Harford County residents the opportunity to thank O'Neill for her commitment to education. McDonald's will donate a portion of all sales earned during the event to Bel Air Middle School and surprised O'Neill with several gifts.
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By Michael Dresser, The Baltimore Sun | January 20, 2012
When interim Maryland State School Superintendent Bernard J. Sadusky made a presentation before two House of Delegates committee Friday, he spelled out certain principles for flexibility under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Alas, the folks at the Maryland State Department of Education showed a certain flexibility in spelling as well. Time for a trip to the principal's office?   
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November 1, 2007
Assessment test plan changes Students who haven't been able to pass the four high school assessment tests can substitute a project called the "bridge plan." To be eligible to do so, a student must: Have failed one or more of the tests twice and have already received some extra help. Have passed the course in the subject of the test. Have satisfactory attendance. Be on track to receive enough credits to graduate. For more information on the bridge plan, go to www.hsaexam.org Source: Maryland State Department of Education
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By LIZ BOWIE and LIZ BOWIE,SUN REPORTER | August 17, 2006
As federal education standards grow more stringent, more Maryland schools are failing to make the grade - 241 last school year, up from 196 the year before, according to Maryland State Department of Education statistics released yesterday. Most of the schools added to the list of those not making "adequate yearly progress" are in Baltimore City, and Prince George's and Montgomery counties, with a few from Anne Arundel and Baltimore counties. ONLINE To see a list of schools that did not show adequate progress in each county, go to baltimoresun.
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August 31, 2012
Emmanuel Methodist Preschool, 10755 Scaggsville Road, off Route 29 or Interstate 95 in Howard County, is accepting registrations for the upcoming school year. Limited space is available in the Mothers' Morning Out program for ages 2 1/2, and the five-day program for 4 year olds. The preschool is accredited by the Maryland State Department of Education and has programs for children ages 2 1/2 to 5 years old. For information, call 301-725-5178 or go to emmanuelpreschool.com .
NEWS
November 16, 1995
St. Jane Frances students recognized in state contestStudents from St. Jane Frances School recently participated in the Annual Maryland Marathon at MacArthur Middle School, Fort Meade.The event, sponsored by the Maryland State Department of Education and the Maryland Council of Teachers of Mathematics, tested students in problem-solving in math and engineering.St. Jane Frances students received ribbons in recognition of their teamwork in the invention round of the competition.Jim Saul won third place in the High Flying category; Joseph Selba, third place in the How Sweet It Is category; and Lindsey Carter, fourth place in the How Sweet It Is category.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | May 6, 1997
Also in yesterday's Maryland section, an article incorrectly named one of the technology partners with the Maryland State Department of Education. AT&T Corp. is participating in the effort to provide a Web site for each school system.The Sun regrets the errors.Maryland became the first state yesterday to answer President Clinton's "Call to Action" for education when U.S. Secretary of Education Richard W. Riley, Gov. Parris N. Glendening and state school Superintendent Nancy S. Grasmick signed the state's nine-point program for continuing education reform.
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August 31, 2012
Emmanuel Methodist Preschool, 10755 Scaggsville Road, off Route 29 or Interstate 95 in Howard County, is accepting registrations for the upcoming school year. Limited space is available in the Mothers' Morning Out program for ages 2 1/2, and the five-day program for 4 year olds. The preschool is accredited by the Maryland State Department of Education and has programs for children ages 2 1/2 to 5 years old. For information, call 301-725-5178 or go to emmanuelpreschool.com .
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By Erica L. Green, The Baltimore Sun | March 29, 2012
State education leaders say proposed legislation that would force local school systems to continue funding a federal tutoring program could derail their efforts to gain relief from the mandates of the No Child Left Behind Act. Lawmakers are debating two bills introduced in the House of Delegates and the Senate dealing with Supplemental Educational Services, a federally mandated program that provides thousands of the state's poorest and lowest-performing students...
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By Michael Dresser, The Baltimore Sun | January 20, 2012
When interim Maryland State School Superintendent Bernard J. Sadusky made a presentation before two House of Delegates committee Friday, he spelled out certain principles for flexibility under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Alas, the folks at the Maryland State Department of Education showed a certain flexibility in spelling as well. Time for a trip to the principal's office?   
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By Ellen A. Callegary | December 27, 2011
According to the Maryland State Department of Education, there were 3,818 incidents of bullying in Maryland schools during the 2009-2010 school year, and reports of bullying have been increasing over the past three years. The harmful results of this increased bullying are more than just bruised arms and hurt feelings. Maryland law requires school staff to report bullying. As the state Department of Education noted in its model policy to address bullying: "Sometimes regarded as a 'rite of passage,' bullying and harassment can no longer be regarded as such.
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November 29, 2011
Bel Air High School is one of two Maryland public schools selected as 2010-2011 Project Lead the Way Model Schools in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) education. Bel Air High is one of 16 model schools from across the United States, announced Tuesday, that encompass the best that Project Lead the Way has to offer today's middle school and high school students. Project Lead the Way is a non-profit organization providing programs that offer rigorous, hands-on STEM curriculum, according to a press release from the Maryland State Department of Education.
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By Liz Bowie, The Baltimore Sun | July 21, 2010
Maryland's expectations for students may be too low and unclear to teachers who must write the lesson plans, according to a study by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, a research and education advocacy group. In the study released Wednesday, Maryland got a "D" for its math standards and a "C" for its English standards. Fordham called the math standards "some of the worst in the country. " Standards give a detailed explanation of what a student should know in each grade in math and English.
NEWS
October 8, 2002
In a campaign to help reduce student drug use, cable television channels will air $1 million in free anti-drug public service announcements in the next year. The Cable Telecommunications Association of Maryland, Delaware and the District of Columbia announced yesterday that it is working with the Maryland attorney general's office and the Maryland State Department of Education on the campaign. Public and private school students in kindergarten through 12th grade throughout the state will be encouraged to create artwork to share their anti-drug message.
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By Liz Bowie and Liz Bowie,SUN STAFF | March 17, 2005
Wearing red Xs on their shirts and hands, Baltimore public school students took to Baltimore Street outside the Maryland State Department of Education again yesterday to express their anger at the state's failure to provide more funding to city schools. At a rally that drew 60 to 70 students and adults, speakers complained about what students lack in their schools and argued that the failure to provide a majority African-American school system with the materials and teachers it requires is racism at work.
NEWS
April 29, 2010
Your recent articles on bullying in schools fail to mention that in 2008 Gov. Martin O'Malley signed into law HB 199, co-sponsored by Delegates Craig Rice and Dana Stein, creating bullying prevention policies for all Maryland public schools. This bill has been called the most comprehensive bullying prevention legislation in the nation. This legislative initiative, which was enthusiastically supported by the Maryland State Department of Education, required the implementation of the model policy you refer to in your articles.
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By Liz Bowie and Liz Bowie,liz.bowie@baltsun.com | September 3, 2009
The Maryland State Department of Education has failed to conduct required inspections at all the day care centers in the state and hired too many temporary educators from local school systems, a legislative audit has found. The education department disagrees with many of the findings in the audit released Wednesday, which has prompted legislators to schedule a hearing Tuesday. The audit found several deficiencies in the department's operations over the past three years, but it was not found to have "serious deficiencies," according to the auditor, Bruce A. Myers.
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