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And Baltimore city educators thought the sky fell when The Sun published salary information... In case you hadn't heard what is sure to be one of the most explosive education stories of the year, New York City has released the value-added evaluation...
Maryland's largest state employee union is set to begin collecting fees from nonmembers this month — a move that sets up the Maryland chapter of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees for what could be a $4.7 million gain...
Baltimore school officials say the district will reimburse international teachers who paid out-of-pocket fees to obtain work visas, a practice that led the U.S. Department of Labor to order Prince George's County schools to pay nearly $6 million in...
Sun reporterSince the killings at Columbine High School seven years ago, schools have locked their doors, posted adults at entryways and drilled students in emergency procedures. The result, say experts, has been an increase in safety, but there remains little...
Democrat Kathleen Kennedy Townsend began airing the first television advertisement yesterday in which she mentions her opponent, Republican Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. The ad -- the third major one in her campaign -- contrasts the candidates on education and...
Sun StaffBaltimore teachers risked everything Friday - their jobs and their students' education - when they voted to reject a pay cut and furloughs, but some say they did it to heighten the sense of emergency and to force elected and school leaders to confront...
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Sun StaffMayor Martin O'Malley said yesterday that he will meet with schools chief Bonnie S. Copeland today to devise a counterproposal to Baltimore teachers who rejected pay cuts and furloughs Friday that would have helped the school system erase part of its...
Sun StaffAs the city school system grapples with an unprecedented financial crisis, the Baltimore Teachers Union says it wants more money for its members and is recommending that city school officials shrink the system's staff - without more layoffs - by...
Charleston Daily Mail, W.Va.Earlier this month, members of the Kanawha County Board of Education reviewed Superintendent Ron Duerring's performance and approved a $7,500 raise that brings his salary to $157,500 a year. At the most recent meeting, board member Becky Jordon raised...
Tags: Teaching and Learning, Teachers
Charleston Daily Mail, W.Va.Although lobbyists spent more than a quarter-million dollars during the first four months of 2013, they tightened their purse strings a bit compared to last year. Lobbyists spent about $280,825 during the first quarter of 2013, according to documents...
Tags: Values, Ethics, Lobbying, AFL-CIO, Energy Resources
Education Week, Bethesda, Md.The Louisiana Supreme Court has ruled that the current method of funding the state's far-reaching voucher program is unconstitutional, in a blow to one of the most sweeping private school choice efforts in the country. Twelve states and the District...
Education Week, Bethesda, Md.Supporters of the Common Core State Standards are moving to confront increasingly high-profile opposition to the standards at the state and national levels by rallying the private sector and initiating coordinated public relations and advertising...
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