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University Of Md. Turning City Of Frederick Into Big Classroom

The University of Maryland is launching a sustainability program that will turn the city of Frederick into a giant classroom.

09/24/2014

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Baltimore Teacher Finalist In $100,000 Dream Big Challenge

One teacher’s quest to improve the lives of her students is getting national attention.

09/23/2014

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Ravens Player Supports Local High School

Nearly five years ago, it was on the verge of being shut down by the Baltimore City school district. After a lot of hard work, Benjamin Franklin High School has made a huge turnaround, even getting the support of one of the Ravens’ top players.

09/22/2014

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Prince George’s County Schools CFO Suspended

The chief financial officer for the Prince George’s County public schools has been placed on administrative leave after the Maryland Insurance Administration found he had committed insurance fraud.

09/20/2014

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White House Working To Stop Sexual Assault On College Campuses

A father of two girls calls on the country to review laws and change the culture that fosters sexual assault on college campuses. President Obama Friday asked Americans to take a pledge.

09/19/2014

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Competition Boosting Breakfast In Maryland Schools

Higher test scores, better attendance rates and a boost in graduation numbers begin with one word: breakfast. This week, the state launched its Breakfast Challenge to get more students eating the most important meal of the day.

09/19/2014

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Howard County Holds Unity Rally After Confederate Flag Controversy

Confederate flag controversy. A community rallies together after students were disciplined for carrying the controversial symbol at school events.

09/15/2014

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Maryland Principal Accused Of Bullying Staff

The Prince George’s County school board will go to court to defend a high school principal against allegations that she bullied and belittled her teachers and staff.

09/13/2014

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Charles County To Vote On Raising GPA For Sports

School officials in Charles County will be voting on whether to raise the minimum grade point average for students who want to participate in extra-curricular sports.

09/08/2014

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US Naval Academy Works On Accrediting Cyber Major

A U.S. Naval Academy dean said Monday that he hopes cybersecurity, a field of increasing importance to national security and civilian computer networks, can be accredited as a major by the time the academy’s first cybersecurity students graduate in 2016.

09/08/2014

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Open-Source Texts Take Root At Md. Colleges

An experiment with open-source online textbooks at several Maryland universities last semester yielded promising results, and officials are preparing to expand the program this fall.

09/07/2014

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American University Professor Arrested In Burglary

An American University department head has been arrested and charged with breaking into a building near campus and setting a fire.

09/05/2014

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