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UMass President Leaving For Post In Maryland

The president of the five-campus University of Massachusetts system will leave to become chancellor of the University System of Maryland, the institutions announced Wednesday.

12/17/2014

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Baltimore City Celebrates Students With Best Attendance

Attendance incentive. Baltimore City hosted a huge holiday party Monday for students at one school who had the best attendance record.

12/15/2014

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Educators Worried About What Md. Budget Deficit Means For Schools

Maryland educators are trying to gauge what the state’s budget deficit might mean for school funding.

12/15/2014

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Baltimore County Public School Earns Prestigious Award

As the holiday approaches, some Maryland schools are decked in red and green, but a handful are using blue ribbons. Gigi Barnett reports on a local 2015 blue ribbon school.

12/11/2014

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College Athletic Trainer Sentenced For Child Porn

A former head athletic trainer at Mount St. Mary’s University is going to jail for making and trading hidden-camera video of a 16-year-old girl.

12/11/2014

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4 Md. Colleges Share $10.5M From Del. Benefactor

Four Maryland private colleges are announcing gifts totaling $10.5 million from the Delaware-based Hodson Trust.

12/11/2014

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Push Continues To Add Muslim Holidays To School Calendars

Calendar controversy. Muslim leaders are pushing to have equal recognition for Muslim holidays on school calendars in both Howard and Frederick counties. The move follows a similar fight in Montgomery County.

12/09/2014

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Student Arrested After Giving Teacher Pot Brownie

An Anne Arundel County high school student was arrested after he admitted to giving his teacher a pot brownie.

12/09/2014

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Financial Exec Becomes Mount St. Mary’s President

Mount St. Mary’s University says it has chosen the head of a California investment firm as its new president.

12/08/2014

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Baltimore Holds Annual School Choice Fair

School search. While many students are waiting for the holiday break, others are selecting new schools to attend next year. This weekend, Baltimore schools hosted a School Choice Fair.

12/06/2014

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No Bomb Found At Kenwood High, Threat Shut Down School Friday

School threat. A bomb scare forces an Essex high school to close for the day while police investigate what they believe to be a suspicious package.

12/05/2014

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Maryland Universities Implement Spending Freezes

Spending freezes are now in place at the majority of Maryland’s public universities as they prepare for a projected $900 million state budget shortfall over two years.

12/05/2014

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