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After 4 decades and 8 superintendents, Hess retires from FCPS

After more than four decades working with eight superintendents, Stephen K Hess has accumulated historical and institutional knowledge about Frederick County Public Schools that his peers say will be irreplaceable when he retires

Wednesday - 01/23/2013, 06:00am EST

Tags: Stephen Hess,

Bus cameras will snap shots of drivers passing Frederick Co. buses

The Frederick County Sheriff's Office and Frederick County Public Schools are partnering with Xerox and its CrossSafe program to protect students getting on and off school buses, according to a release from the Sheriff's Office

Thursday - 08/16/2012, 06:00am EDT

Tags: Xerox, CrossSafe,


Frederick Co. ending magnet program for first, second grades

The Board of Education had no qualms Wednesday with a plan to phase out the first and second grades of the elementary magnet program over the next three years

Thursday - 06/28/2012, 06:00am EDT

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Frederick schools to close May 18 due to G-8

A meeting of world leaders is jeopardizing a field trip for hundreds of county students

Friday - 04/13/2012, 06:00am EDT

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Frederick rally supports school board candidacies

A rally of about 75 Frederick County Public Schools staff and supporters said Saturday that the future of the schools depends on Tuesday's primary election.

Sunday - 04/01/2012, 06:00am EDT

Tags: Blaine Young

School system to fine-tune its gifted program

Frederick County Public Schools will implement a new gifted and talented program in every middle school beginning this fall.

Wednesday - 03/07/2012, 02:00am EST

Tags: Highly Able Learners Program

Alert system helps Frederick County parents stay informed

Getting secondhand information about significant events at a child's school is nerve-wracking for parents, faculty for Frederick County Public Schools say. So they've done something about it.

Tuesday - 03/06/2012, 06:36am EST

Tags: david burd

No raises, but furloughs for Frederick Co. teachers

The latest budget for Frederick County Public schools is balanced, but teachers could receive some furlough days instead of the raise they were hoping for.

Saturday - 02/25/2012, 01:10pm EST

Tags: teachers, salaries, furloughs