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School system working to help ninth graders advance

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Charles H. FlowersUPPER MARLBORO – Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) announced its ninth-grade promotion rate has increased by almost 6 percent system-wide during the 2013-14 school year, and while members of the Board of Education lauded the improvement, they said room for improvement still exists. 

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Bowie Makes Council Appointment

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bowiecityhallBOWIE – After interviewing more than 30 applicants, the Mayor and City Council voted unanimously to appoint H.L. Dufour Woolfley Jr. for the Council’s vacant seat following what Mayor G. Frederick Robinson called a “robust” interview process.

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Let It Snow! Let It Snow!

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photo 2LANHAM – Prince George’s County deployed more than 100 trucks Tuesday morning to help clear roads and students had the day off from school after the first major snowfall this winter.

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Douglass wins Maryland 2A State championship

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Douglass StateChamps 2BALTIMORE – It took 12 years, but JC Pinkney and his Frederick Douglass High School Eagles captured a long-awaited championship after beating Dunbar High School 38-0 in the Maryland 2A State Finals at M&T Bank Stadium to complete an undefeated season.

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