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Education

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Seniors Gear Up For Service Academies

As graduation looms, many high school seniors are prepping for college or perhaps for the workforce, uncertain of what the future will bring. But several local students have already chosen a career path. In the fall, they’ll head to a service academy to take courses and begin training for the military.

06/01/2014

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Hovercraft Propels Former Patterson High Students To White House

Hours of brainstorming for a group of Baltimore City students end up with a trip to the White House this week. The invitation came because of a solar-powered science project.

05/30/2014

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A 1st In 52 Years: Co-Champs At The Spelling Bee

For the first time in 52 years, two spellers were declared co-champions of the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday.

05/29/2014

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New App Helps Young Wordsmiths Prepare For National Spelling Bee

Gone are the days of preparing for the National Spelling Bee with flash cards. You guessed it–there’s an app for that now.

05/29/2014

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2 Adults Arrested After Fight Erupts Outside Randallstown HS Graduation

Randallstown High School students dressed in cap and gowns–fighting on graduation day. The video is going viral with thousands of views. Two people are now under arrest.

05/28/2014

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Letters And Laughs At The National Spelling Bee

Forget the spelling. Victoria Allen was looking for a punch line.

05/28/2014

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Budget Cuts Threaten Advanced Academic Programs At Baltimore City Schools

Popular programs for city school students may get spared the budget ax after angry criticism from parents and lawmakers.

05/27/2014

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‘Squushy Carrots': Spelling Bee Kids Form Bonds

Some belong to The Order of the Squushy Carrots. Others are “Ghetto-pens” — a play on last year’s winning word, “guetapens” (GEHT’-uh-pahns).

05/27/2014

Source: Hood College Facebook Page

Hood College President Stepping Down

Hood College President Ronald Volpe says he’s stepping down after leading the private, liberal-arts school in Frederick through 14 years of change and growth.

05/23/2014

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Gov. O’Malley Speaks At University Of Maryland Graduation

Gov. Martin O’Malley urged graduating students from the state’s flagship university Thursday to work against climate change, which he called “the transformation that transforms everything.”

05/22/2014

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Md. Panel Recommends Post-Labor Day School Start

The summer travel season kicks off in just a few days and it’s expected to be one of the biggest in years. Now there’s a new plan to extend summer vacation for Maryland public schools. It’s getting cheers from students and it could bring big money to the state.

05/20/2014

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9 Public College Presidents’ Pay Tops $1 Million

The number of public college presidents earning over $1 million more than doubled in the 2012-2013 fiscal year from the year before, according to a new survey.

05/18/2014