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Since Hagerstown Community College received a $1.25 million U.S. Department of Education grant to start an Upward Bound program in fall 2012, 48 local high school students have been recruited to participate. The free program is designed to increase...
Washington County Public Schools has announced the five finalists for the school system’s Teacher of the Year. A judging committee will complete an additional review of the five finalists, including interviews and classroom observations, leading to...
email@example.comIf the federal budget cuts known as sequester continue, the impact on Washington County Public Schools could be between $664,000 and $1.6 million, with most of that expected to be felt in the coming fiscal year, the school system’s chief financial...
firstname.lastname@example.orgMost Washington County residents have not obtained four-year college degrees, an educational gap that could hamper redevelopment efforts, according to an economic development strategic plan. “Washington County is at the lower end of the educational...
email@example.comA small group of Washington County parents has submitted to Washington County Public Schools a concept proposal for a charter school with an environmental focus and a strong emphasis on hands-on learning. Under state law, proposals for new charter...
More than 9,500 FFA members, advisers and guests took part in the FFA Rally to Fight Hunger, which was Oct. 24 to 26, in Indianapolis. One million meals were packaged in 20 hours, with half of the meals staying in the Indianapolis area and half going...
firstname.lastname@example.orgWashington County Public Schools officials emphasized the school system’s renewed focus on improving students’ literacy skills last week after information about high school assessment test results from the 2011-12 school year was released by...
Hagerstown Community College’s dental-assisting program recently received accreditation by the Commission on Dental Accreditation, or CODA, and has been granted the accreditation status of “approval without reporting requirements.”...
email@example.comSitting in the principal’s office at Bester Elementary School on a summer day, Amia Applewhite’s face lights up as she talks about how excited and happy she was during the last school year. Early in the school year, one of the things Bester...
An online-only private university headquartered in the Eastern Panhandle is skewing West Virginia’s college enrollment numbers, a state higher education official said. A recent report by the Southern Regional Education Board says the number of...
firstname.lastname@example.orgSeven Washington County public elementary and middle schools missed at least one reading or math proficiency target for assessment tests taken during the 2011-12 school year. The schools that did not meet proficiency during this past school year in at...
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email@example.comHagerstown Community College received a $1.25 million, five-year federal grant to start an Upward Bound college-prep program to help eligible Washington County Public Schools students who would be among the first generation of their families to go to...
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