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  • Orange unions under national supervision

    Orange unions under national supervision
    Orange County's teachers union is under supervision by its national parent organization after an investigation found that the local is in "a serious state of dysfunction" and unable to adequately represent the district's 13,000 teachers.
  • Charter schools are a solution in search of a problem

    New efforts to change Maryland's charter school law, buoyed by a recent report from the Abell Foundation, appear to be a solution in search of a problem. Maryland is among the best states in academic performance and achievement. The public school system...

    Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residents

    Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residents
    East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania will recognize the winners for the 2015 MLK awards, the Julianna V. Bolt Art Contest and the Boddie Scholarship during their 18th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Breakfast. The Boddie Scholarship...

    Teachers need to know the foundations of reading

    Teachers need to know the foundations of reading
    The Committee for Change, a sub-committee of the Learning Disabilities of Greater Baltimore, is working along with other educators and state lawmakers on legislation that would create a task force to study teacher training programs this session. After...

    Key to reading success is teacher training

    Key to reading success is teacher training
    As an educator, I am very concerned about reading instruction in the state of Maryland. I am currently working with other educators and the Maryland legislature to introduce a bill in January creating a task force to study teacher preparation. We are...