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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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Baltimore Student Earns Rhodes Scholarship

It’s among the most prestigious scholarships in the world and it’s going to a student right here in Baltimore.

12/01/2014

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$400K Donation Aims To Stem Tide Of Baltimore’s Dropout Rate

Stemming the tide of Baltimore’s dropout rate. That’s what one large donation from one of the nation’s top telecommunications companies aims to do.

11/20/2014

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Glen Burnie Rotary Club Purchases Chromebooks For A Local Middle School

Glen Burnie Rotary Club purchases Chromebooks for an Anne Arundel County Public School.

11/18/2014

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RoboDoves Soar As Baltimore’s Only All-Girls Competitive Robotics Team

Meet the RoboDoves, Baltimore’s only all-girls competitive robotics team.

11/17/2014

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MoCo Schools Under Fire For Removing Holidays From Calendar

Maryland’s largest public school district faces criticism for changing next year’s calendar. It will include no mention of any holiday, even when schools are closed on those days.

11/15/2014

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6 Baltimore City Schools Set To Close By End Of This School Year

By the end of this school year, six city schools will shut their doors for good. It’s a cost-cutting plan designed to save the district millions and free up money to renovate dozens of other schools.

11/12/2014

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Montgomery Co. Schools Scrap Religious Names From Calendar

Presented with the opportunity to recognize a Muslim holiday on the school calendar for the first time, leaders of Maryland’s largest school district went a different direction: They removed all mention of religious holidays from the calendar.

11/12/2014

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Baltimore Student Got To Take Torrey Smith To School

If you’re a kid, taking a professional football player to school seems a little far-fetched. But for one Baltimore City student, it was a dream that became a reality Monday.

11/10/2014

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Sex Offense Reports Rise At Md., Va. Universities

Reports of forcible sex offenses at the flagship public universities of Maryland and Virginia doubled last year, an increase that school officials and victim advocates attribute to growing awareness rather than more dangerous campus environments.

11/07/2014

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414 Md. Students Barred Over Missing Vaccinations

More than 400 students in Prince George’s County are barred from returning to school Wednesday because they haven’t gotten their vaccinations.

11/05/2014

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United Way Center Supports Teen Parents, Allows Them To Finish School

The United Way of Central Maryland unveils a new way to help young people

11/01/2014

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