Education

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College Suspends Drone Use Pending Federal Authorization

The use of a drone purchased by Hood College has been suspended until federal regulators decide whether to grant the school exceptions to the rule on drone usage.

08/07/2015

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Md. Comptroller To Promote Sales Tax-free Week

Marylanders are about to get a weeklong reprieve from sales taxes on certain purchases, and the state’s chief tax collector wants shoppers to know about it.

08/07/2015

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Hundreds Interview For Open Teaching Positions In Baltimore

At the Baltimore City Public Schools New Teacher Talent Fair recruiters sort through candidates who have the qualifications and those who just want a job.

08/06/2015

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Maryland Comptroller Highlights Upcoming Tax-Free Week

It may be hard to believe that public schools open in less than a month. If you have back-to-school shopping to do, get your list ready by next week. Sunday starts the state’s annual tax-free week.

08/04/2015

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Frostburg State Gets $2.5M To Develop Nursing Program

The path to a bachelor’s degree in nursing may be getting smoother — and faster.

08/04/2015

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Rep. Edwards To Attend Event On Healthy Meals In Schools

Rep. Donna Edwards is scheduled to attend an event that will highlight an initiative aimed at improving the ability of schools to provide healthy meals to school children.

08/03/2015

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Md. Senator Demanding Answers After Dire Conditions Found Inside City School

Peeling paint, live wires and mold–all found inside a Baltimore City school. Now a state senator is demanding answers from the school system about what he calls an emergency situation.

07/29/2015

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Opera Camp Has Students Singing Its Praises

Ask any parent and they’ll tell you summer camps can be hit or miss.

07/28/2015

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Former Raven Continues To Make A Difference In Baltimore

Oftentimes when sports stars move on to new teams, you no longer see them in the community.

07/27/2015

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US Allows Md. Continued Flexibility For No Child Left Behind

The U.S. Department of Education has approved renewed flexibility for Maryland from provisions of the No Child Left Behind program.

07/23/2015

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Local Non-Profit Helps 80% Of Its Students Graduate College

Across the country, only 11 percent of low income students who begin college go on to graduate.

07/17/2015

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Balt. Co. Schools Will Soon Start Earlier

While other Maryland counties have pushed back their opening bells, the movement for later school start times hit a roadblock in Baltimore County.

07/14/2015