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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

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Montgomery County Teachers Ratify New Contract

Teachers in Montgomery County have ratified a new contract that will provide raises totaling 5.5 percent over three years, but it also requires educators to pay more for health insurance.

03/09/2014

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Johns Hopkins Data Spilled In ‘Extortion’ Attempt

Johns Hopkins University is hit by a hacker. The university and the FBI are investigating a data breach involving hundreds of staff and students.

03/07/2014

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Major Changes Are In Store For The SAT College Entrance Exam

The College Board that creates the SAT test conducted its own exam and realized it was failing students.

03/06/2014

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Delaney Gift To Georgetown Honors Hillary Clinton

U.S. Rep. John Delaney is making a gift to establish a Hillary Clinton Fellowship at Georgetown University’s law school.

03/06/2014

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Towson U Holds Drill To Prepare Students For Major Emergency

Mass shootings and other emergencies at schools and universities are sadly all too common now.

03/05/2014

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Joffrey Ballet Visits Carver Center Before Performance At Lyric Opera House

They’re part of a legendary performing arts group, and they’re here in Baltimore. Members of the Joffrey Ballet are not only on stage at the Lyric, they’re also giving a master class to some lucky area students.

03/05/2014

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Carroll County Schools Reveal Cyberattack

Carroll County public school officials are revealing a cyberattack that shut down Internet access for one day last week.

03/05/2014

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Brown Releases Plan On Educational Achievement Gap

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown has released a plan in an effort to close Maryland’s educational achievement gap for minority and low-income students.

03/04/2014

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Snow Closures Delay Maryland School Assessment Tests

A snowstorm has delayed the start of Maryland School Assessment standardized testing in at least some of the state’s 24 school districts.

03/03/2014

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Nonpublic Schools To Rally For Tax Credit

Maryland’s nonpublic schools are pushing for a business tax credit to encourage investments in schools.

03/03/2014

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Program At Naval Academy Aims To Get Kids Interested In Math And Science

From building rockets to programming robots, this is easy work for hundreds of young girls in Maryland.

03/02/2014