education

Teacher Contest

A Thousand Ways To Thank A Teacher presented by Kaiser Permanente

WPGC knows teachers are educating and developing our kids in new ways every day. We’ve teamed up with Kaiser Permanente for A THOUSAND WAYS TO THANK A TEACHER by giving DMV-area teachers a $25 Amazon.com Gift Card.
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Students in need of a laptop or computer will be provided with one.

Montgomery County Will Distribute Laptops To Students Without Computer Access

Students without access to a computer at home will be given chomebooks to complete their at home assignments.
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Young children gather together in front of a teacher, who is reading a book.

This Proposal Could Get Maryland Public Schools More Funding

The plan will receive a final decision in January 2020.
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WPGC's Joe Clair

PHOTOS: WPGC Honors Outstanding Educator Ms. Nekya

Two DMV teachers were recognized as Outstanding Educators and won $1,500 checks at For Sisters Only 2019. Andrea Hoes, a second grade teacher at Staton Elementary in D.C., was celebrated at The Anthem earlier this month. On Thursday, WPGC's Joe Clair hit H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program to recognize...
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Prince Georges County Schools are taking action following a viral student-teacher fight.

Prince George's County To Take Steps To Prevent Future Teacher-Student Altercations

Vivian Noirie was arrested Friday after a fight with 17-year-old student at Largo High School.
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Andrea Hoes was awarded with $1500 for being an outstanding educator.

Andrea Hoes Was Awarded As An Outstanding Educator At FSO 2019

For Sisters Only 2019 may have had star studded performances, but the true star of the night was Andrea Hoes. Ms. Hoes, as her students call her, is a second grade teacher at Staton Elementary school in SE, D.C. She was nominated for WPGC's Outstanding Educators Award by numerous friends, family...
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Mentoring center for black male students and teachers is headed to Bowie State University.

Bowie State Research Center Seeks To Serve As Pipeline For Black Men In Education

The center will provide mentoring and workshops to inspire young Black men.
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Boy with Autism Gets 'Most Annoying' School Trophy, Parents Fuming

An audience of parents at a Gary, Indiana elementary school fell silent when a boy with autism received an award for “Most Annoying Male.” Rick Castejon, a Bailly Preparatory Academy father, said he was shocked when his 11-year-old’s name was called as the recipient of the “Most Annoying Male”...
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