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  • Harford school board approves change to weighted grading policy

    Harford school board approves change to weighted grading policy
    Those Bs and Cs some Harford County Public Schools students have been taking home on their report cards are going to be worth more in the coming school year than they have been in the past. And, there's the possibility some Bs and Cs students received in Harford County Public Schools last year might become worth more, which would increase some already-calculated grade point averages, giving some students improved chances at college admissions and scholarships.
  • Two additional vaccinations required for students in Carroll County

    Two additional vaccinations required for students in Carroll County
    Although it's still mid-summer, the first day of school is not far off. In addition to choosing a backpack in which to carry their new pencils and notebooks, some Carroll County students also have to get additional immunizations before they can start...

    Harford MSA scores drop, but are still way ahead of state averages

    Harford MSA scores drop, but are still way ahead of state averages
    Harford County Public Schools students generally did better than their counterparts around the state in the final year of Maryland School Assessment testing administered during the 2013-14 school year. Statewide, student test scores had the largest one-...

    Maryland to give harder tests for high school graduation requirement

    Maryland to give harder tests for high school graduation requirement
    Starting next year, students will face tougher requirements to graduate from Maryland's public high schools. The state school board voted Tuesday to replace the English and Algebra I High School Assessment — graduation requirements since 2009...

    Naval Academy, community college join forces for Arabic immersion effort

    Naval Academy, community college join forces for Arabic immersion effort
    Eric Thompson said among the first challenges in his Arab immersion class was learning the Arabic word for "yes." To the Arnold resident, it sounded a lot like the English word, "no." "So when teachers are congratulating you, you're saying, 'Oh, I...