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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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Colleges Re-Thinking Sexual Assault Education

Freshmen are descending on college campuses and perhaps unknowingly entering the “red zone” — a period until Thanksgiving during which they are most vulnerable to sexual assault.

09/05/2014

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Md. Lawmakers Want To Make Pre-K Universal

Classes for Maryland’s youngest students begin this week.

09/03/2014

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Study Finds Gunfire Occurs Near Many D.C. Schools

A new study shows that large numbers of District of Columbia school students could hear gunfire near their school buildings during the 2011-2012 school year.

09/03/2014

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Hood Holds 122nd Convocation, Last For President

Last Monday was bittersweet for Ron Volpe, president of Hood College.

08/31/2014

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At Least 3 Montgomery Co. Students Confirmed To Have Whooping Cough

There is an apparent outbreak of whooping cough at Montgomery County Public Schools.

08/30/2014

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Spanish-Speaking Students On Rise In Anne Arundel

Anne Arundel County schools are seeing an increasing number of students who speak Spanish at home and are learning English at school.

08/30/2014

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Obama Names Baltimore County Schools Superintendent To Advisory Commission

President Barack Obama has announced his intention to appoint Baltimore County Schools Superintendent S. Dallas Dance to the president’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans.

08/29/2014

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Morgan Professor Gets 3 Years For Grant Fraud

A professor at Morgan State University has been sentenced to three years in prison for fraudulently obtaining research grants from the National Science Foundation.

08/29/2014

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