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Mark Miazga

City College Teacher Surprised With $25,000 Milken Foundation Honor

Good teachers make a difference. That’s the message students at Baltimore City College heard Thursday as one of their teachers was honored.

02/27/2014

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Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown Proposes Dream Act Student Loan Fund

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown is proposing to create a student loan fund to help students who are not legal residents pay for college.

02/27/2014

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State: Workgroup Needed For Common Core Switch

Standards are not the real problem with the much-criticized educational program known as Common Core; the real issue is how those standards are being applied, one lawmaker argued Wednesday before a House committee.

02/26/2014

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Hackers Using Mobile Devices To Expose Sensitive Information In Cyber Attacks

Target, Neiman Marcus, Michaels and the University of Maryland. They’re all major retailers and institutions hit by hackers.

02/21/2014

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Bill Would Set Standards For Student Privacy

Maryland lawmakers will be hearing about a measure to limit commercial use of student data by cloud-computing service vendors.

02/21/2014

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Univ. Of Md. Data Breach Impacts More Than 300K With IDs Issued Since 1998

Massive data breach at the University of Maryland. Personal information of more than 300,000 faculty, staff and students is exposed.

02/20/2014

Gregory Thornton

Baltimore City Schools Introduces Its New CEO, Dr. Gregory Thornton

The search for the Baltimore City Schools CEO is over. On Tuesday, the school board and the mayor introduced the new superintendent to the public.

02/18/2014

Jakim Burns

Finalists Share Inspiring Words At WJZ Black History Oratory Contest

As part our Continuing Community Commitment, the WJZ Black History Oratory Contest was held Sunday. And once again, it brought out some of Baltimore’s best and brightest students.

02/16/2014

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Md. Gets Waiver On Federal Sanctions Over Testing

Students trying out a new standardized test this year won’t have to take overlapping portions of a test already in use, the state announced Friday. The federal government has granted a waiver to avoid double-testing.

02/14/2014

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Md. Schools Running Out Of Snow Days As Winter Wreaks Havoc

As this storm wreaked havoc on our area, it’s also hitting the number of snow days left for schools around the state.

02/13/2014

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More Md. 4-Year-Olds Will Have Half Day Of School Under Multi-Million Dollar Pre-K Expansion Bill

A half day of pre-K for all Maryland 4-year-olds. That’s the state’s five-year goal. But first it starts with an expansion of the current program.

02/12/2014

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Trey Songz Visits Baltimore City School With The Highest Attendance Record

The best attendance out of 150 middle and high schools. The competition is all part of the “Get Schooled” initiative.

02/12/2014