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Frederick County School Board, Commissioners still doing budget dance

Board of Education members met Tuesday with the Board of County Commissioners to discuss a number of fallout budget issues caused by the economic recession

Tags: budget , Frederick County School Board , Frederick County Commissioners , Jan Gardner , Linda Burgee

Wednesday - 04/21/2010, 11:12am EDT

MCPS asks state to pay up for RICA

Maryland's board of public works will announce budget cuts this week , but what about the money the state owes Montgomery County Public Schools?

Tags: education , MCPS , RICA , budget

Tuesday - 10/14/2008, 08:17am EDT

New documentary weighs the future of homework

An anti-homework movement is spreading across the country just as students prepare to enjoy summer. The argument: Kids just can't take any more pressure.

Tags: alicia lozano

Friday - 06/17/2011, 01:51pm EDT

Mont. Co. school board hiring practices under fire

A Maryland parents group claims the county acted illegally when hiring Joshua Starr. The Parents' Coalition of Montgomery County recently filed a complaint with the state attorney general.

Tags: Joshua Starr , Montgomery County , Montgomery County Council ,

Wednesday - 06/08/2011, 04:52pm EDT

Graduation rates: Does your school district make the grade?

Several local counties ranked at the top of the class. Montgomery County leads the way with an 86 percent completion rate. Fairfax's 85 percent puts the Virginia county in second place.

Tags: education , high school , Graduation Rates , education weekly , alicia lozano

Tuesday - 06/07/2011, 06:11pm EDT

Frederick School Board interviews candidates for top job

The search for the next Frederick County Public Schools superintendent netted about 25 applications, which were whittled down to about 10 that met the minimum qualifications.

Tags: Frederick County Public Schools , Frederick County Board of Education , Brad Young , Hazard, Young and Attea

Sunday - 03/27/2011, 02:02am EDT

Cell phone towers rise on high school campuses

Anyone driving through Frederick Community College recently might have noticed a large tree towering above the rest near the conference center on the south side of campus.

Tags: cell phone , Frederick News-Post , Frederick County Public Schools' Career and Techno , Milestone Communications ,

Saturday - 06/05/2010, 12:13pm EDT

State grants Montgomery Co. schools snow waiver

Parents were notified Wednesday that the Maryland Department of Education has granted a five-day waiver to the school system.

Tags: Montgomery County Public Schools , snow , waiver

Wednesday - 03/17/2010, 07:33pm EDT