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March 8 Press Conference Coverage

TV:

ABC 7
“PGCPS teachers demand accountability for unauthorized pay raises”
http://wjla.com/news/local/pgcps-teachers-demand-accountability-for-unauthorized-pay-raises

Fox 5 DC
“Prince George’s County teachers upset over unauthorized raises in human resources department”
http://www.fox5dc.com/news/local-news/prince-georges-county-teachers-upset-over-unauthorized-raises-in-human-resources-department

NBC 4
“Prince George’s County Teachers Union, School Board Members Protest ‘Unauthorized’ Raises”
https://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/Prince-Georges-County-Teachers-Protest-Raises-for-Certain-Office-Workers-476322623.html

WUSA 9
“Prince George’s teachers respond to allegations of secret pay raises”
http://www.wusa9.com/video/news/prince-georges-teachers-respond-to-allegations-of-secret-pay-raises/65-8030773

Print/Online:

Maryland Matters
“Baker’s Foes Turn up the Heat on Prince George’s Schools”
https://marylandmatters.org/2018/03/08/bakers-foes-turn-up-the-heat-on-prince-georges-schools/

Washington Informer
“Baker Pressed on Alleged Unauthorized Pay Raises for School Officials”
http://washingtoninformer.com/baker-pressed-on-alleged-unauthorized-pay-raises-for-prince-georges-school-officials/

Radio:

WAMU
“Prince George’s Schools CEO Under Fire Over Pay Raises In Latest Controversy”
https://wamu.org/story/18/03/09/prince-georges-schools-ceo-fire-pay-raise-scandal/

Op-Ed:

Maryland Matters:
“Guest Commentary: Prince George’s Needs a Fully Elected School Board”
https://marylandmatters.org/2018/03/08/guest-commentary-prince-georges-needs-a-fully-elected-school-board/

Related Coverage:

Washington Post, March 8
“Two political rivals of Rushern Baker are calling for him to fire his schools chief”
https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/md-politics/md-gubernatorial-contender-ben-jealous-calls-on-opponent-rushern-baker-to-fire-prince-georges-schools-chief/2018/03/08/815e605e-22cd-11e8-94da-ebf9d112159c_story.html
This story also appeared in The Frederick News-Post, March 8
https://www.fredericknewspost.com/news/politics_and_government/two-political-rivals-of-rushern-baker-are-calling-for-him/article_68baa964-e7d3-56d3-8291-0122bdf45094.html

Washington Post, March 7
“Allegations of unauthorized pay increases roil Prince George’s school system”
https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/allegations-of-unauthorized-pay-increases-roil-prince-georges-school-system/2018/03/07/0d871c30-218c-11e8-badd-7c9f29a55815_story.html

 

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