Education

Pi Day

Once In 100 Years, Pi Day Like This Comes Along At Md. Lab

Friday is the deadline to get a “Most Epic Pi Day Ever” T-shirt commemorating the March 14 Pi Day race and a celebration at the county’s unique Earth Space Science Lab.

02/26/2015

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Md. Charter School Bill Gets Mixed Grades At Hearing

Expanding Maryland’s charter school law promotes flexibility and freedom — or does it lower education standards and limit local oversight?

02/26/2015

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New Bill Proposes Armed Officers In Baltimore Schools

A controversial new bill proposes armed police officers inside Baltimore City schools. Some say it will make students and faculty safer; others argue it sends the wrong message to students.

02/24/2015

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Baltimore School Celebrates 4000th Donation In National Salad Bar Program

The first lady wants every child in America to have access to a salad bar in their school cafeteria. Today, a Baltimore City elementary school was the 4,000th school to get one!

02/24/2015

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MD Lawmakers To Tout Benefits Of Science, Math Education

Maryland lawmakers are touting the importance of STEM education in Baltimore.

02/23/2015

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Maryland Students, Educators Set For New Standardized Test

On a recent February afternoon, 125 seventh-grade students at Annapolis Middle School sat down in a multipurpose room with a laptop, pencils and graph paper at their desks.

02/22/2015

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Baltimore’s School Budget Already $60M In The Red For Next Year

Growing concern among city school parents about their children’s education. The system discovers it’s $60 million in the hole.

02/19/2015

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Gov. Hogan May Change Charter School Rules

Parents of school-age children are paying closer attention to what happens with public education. Governor Larry Hogan wants to give parents more options but state educators are afraid of going too far.

02/18/2015

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City Schools Already Have Major Shortfall—Before Budget Cuts

Baltimore City schools are facing a massive shortfall—and that’s before state budget cuts.

02/17/2015

Credit: Loyola University Maryland

Nobel Peace Prize Winner To Speak At Loyola

The third Hanway Lecture in Global Studies at Loyola University Maryland will welcome Tawakkol Karman to the campus on Tuesday, April 7 at 7:00p.m. in McGuire Hall.

02/16/2015

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Winners Announced In WJZ’s Black History Month Oratory Competition

Hard work paying off. Baltimore area students compete in WJZ’s Black History Month Oratory Competition, with one student taking top honors.

02/15/2015

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Frostburg State Can Offer Adventure Sports Degree

Adventure sports such as rock climbing and whitewater paddling are gaining a higher degree of respectability in Maryland’s university system.

02/13/2015