education

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Freedom of religion is guaranteed in the constitution of the West African country of Ghana. 

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More than 10 years in the making, Waverly Elementary/Middle School finally opened with a ribbon cutting Thursday morning. The nearly $27 million school is the first totally new school built in Baltimore City since 1998.

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Recently, a group of Anne Arundel County middle school girls sent nude photos of themselves to boys who distributed them; one person is believed to have posted them on an Instagram site. Yet no one was charged with a crime and it’s unclear whether school authorities disciplined anyone.

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At some schools in Baltimore city, 65 percent of students miss 20 or more days of school annually.

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One of the biggest controversies so far this year in Baltimore County should be settled Tuesday night. The county school board is expected to choose between two redistricting plans for the new Mays Chapel Elementary School, about five miles north west of Timonium.

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This month, Baltimore city school's interim Superintendent Tisha Edwards warned 61 principals that they could face disciplinary action if they don’t reduce high chronic absenteeism rates in their schools.

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In the last month, students from an Anne Arundel County middle school have used cell phones and social media to distribute nude images of their classmates, causing parents to turn a more attentive eye to their kids’ internet and cell phone use.

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Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz is dropping his opposition to a partially-elected county school board, improving the odds that legislation to create that will pass in this year’s General Assembly session.

STEM Learning Gets Fishy On Fox Island

Mar 14, 2014
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Educators from around the country have adopted environmental literacy and science, engineering and technology (STEM) programs as part of a grass roots movement to get kids outside and learning.

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Baltimore County schools finished their first-ever Bullying Prevention Week today. 

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