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Md. ‘Teacher Of The Year’ Funnels $10,000 Prize Back Into The Classroom

The big payoff for Maryland’s “Teacher of the Year.” A Patapsco High teacher receives a check from McDonald’s restaurant for winning the coveted title.

03/19/2014

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University Of Baltimore Launches New Initiative To Reduce Student Debt

College debt continues to climb. It’s a huge financial burden for students and their families. But now, a Maryland university launches a new, first of its kind program that could save students thousands of dollars.

03/19/2014

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St. Mary’s College Of Maryland Names New President

St. Mary’s College of Maryland has named a dean and scientist from Lewis and Clark College as the school’s next president.

03/19/2014

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Feds Release Report On Race To The Top Progress

Maryland made important steps in the third year of implementing its $250 million Race to the Top education grant, but the state also faced multiple challenges, a U.S. Education Department report said Wednesday.

03/19/2014

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Oops! Goucher College Sends Acceptance Emails To 60 Rejected Candidates

Dozens of high school students find out they’ve been accepted into a Baltimore County college only to learn it was all a mistake.

03/18/2014

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Maryland Schools Scramble To Make Up Days Lost To Winter Weather

Another school day, another snow day. Kids are happy, parents are frustrated and Maryland school districts are scrambling, trying to figure out how to make up days lost to bad weather.

03/17/2014

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Md. Teachers’ Union Endorses Frosh For Attorney General

A large union for Maryland teachers is endorsing state Sen. Brian Frosh for attorney general.

03/15/2014

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Frostburg State Has 2-In-1 Teaching Certificate

Frostburg State University says it’s been approved to offer a 2-in-1 teaching certificate that is unique among Maryland colleges and universities.

03/14/2014

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Prom Photo Venue Makes Schools Reserve Time

The Hagerstown student tradition of shooting prom and homecoming photos in a museum’s outdoor rose garden causes such traffic jams that the museum is making high schools pay for the privilege.

03/13/2014

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Jazz Musician, Educator Named Goucher’s President

Jazz musician, educator and author Jose Antonio Bowen will become the 11th president of Goucher College, a private, liberal arts institution north of Baltimore.

03/13/2014

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Baltimore Co. Schools Approve Major Technology Contract

A massive technology contract proposed for Baltimore County schools. It’s part of an initiative to put laptops or tablets in the hands of every student.

03/11/2014

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Md. Legislators Want To Make Pre-K More Accessible To Children

A push to make pre-K more accessible to Maryland children is well underway. Senate lawmakers have already voted in favor of a plan to expand the program.

03/10/2014