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Maryland’s largest union says it is expecting thousands of teachers to march on the state capital in a call for increased school funding. The Maryland State Education Association says more than 5,000 educators from the union have signed up to attend the rally on Monday evening. Together they are pushing for more money for Maryland […]

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A teacher from Brazil taught a lesson in loving yourself and dismissing negativity just by changing her hair. It’s not new information that kids can be really mean sometimes. However, BBC.com reports that Ana Barbara Ferreira of Sao Paulo decided to lift the spirits of a little girl who was being bullied in a slightly […]

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The Larry Young Morning Show spoke with Dr. Sonja Santelises earlier this week who gave Larry an interview to discuss Baltimore Public Schools massive layoffs. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Want news at your fingertips? Text WOLB to 71007 to join our text club! Sign Up For Our Newsletter!

Plus, Chicago to pay over $5 million in two police shootings suits and survey finds that Black And white Americans view historical events very differently.

The unnamed Harlem Park Elementary School instructor was given the pink slip for using inflammatory language when trying to get control of her class.

A Washington, D.C. mother requested the video from her 7-year-old son’s school’s hallway, after he told her he had been assaulted by a schoolmate’s parent. Police are currently investigating after a parent was caught on cameras at KIPP DC Spring Academy punching Lena Mclean‘s son, John, in the stomach. In the video, John can be seen […]

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Foxbaltimore.com reports that Baltimore County Public Schools has adopted a new philosophy as the foundation for its grading system for the first time in 20 years. Many teachers just learned about the policy change when they returned to school last week. Under the new system, a student’s behavior is factored out of his or her grades. […]

Secretary of Education John King talks with NewsOne about elevating the teaching profession. He wants to give teachers a voice and prepare them for the 21st century classroom.