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Absenteeism Gets Renewed Focus In D.C. Schools

Persistent problems with student absenteeism in D.C. Public Schools are receiving renewed attention following the disappearance of 8-year-old Relisha Rudd.

04/28/2014

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Mistake Puts Hopkins Grad Students At Risk Of Having ID Stolen

Johns Hopkins University officials admit to a serious mistake that put thousands of graduate students at risk of having their identities stolen.

04/27/2014

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2 Prince George’s Moms Lobby For Bilingual Schools

A quest by two Prince George’s County mothers to lobby the county school system to begin offering Spanish immersion classes for elementary students is starting to pay off.

04/27/2014

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High School Academies Prepare Students For Jobs

Jasmine Loftland held her hand over her left eye and squinted with her right.

04/26/2014

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Pedestrian Deaths Near Univ. Of Md. Campus Prompt Demands For Action

Demands for action after two people are struck and killed crossing a busy road near the University of Maryland. The school’s president is pleading for help.

04/25/2014

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Md. Congressman Challenging Teens To Create Next Big App

The nation’s next millionaire app creator may be right here in Maryland. That’s what Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger believes. His team is on a quest to discover young app designers.

04/25/2014

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Students At American University Call For Action After Shocking Fraternity Emails Leaked

Rape, drugs, alcohol, assault. Horrifying emails were apparently written by an underground fraternity at a major university.

04/24/2014

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Eastern Tech Among Md. High Schools Ranked Best In The Nation

U.S. News and World Report ranks the nation’s top high schools. Several Maryland schools made the prestigious list.

04/24/2014

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Former Baltimore City Schools Superintendent Dies Of Heart Transplant Complications

The former superintendent of Baltimore City schools dies at age 69.

04/23/2014

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Baltimore County Snow Day Waiver Granted

The state grants Baltimore County’s request for a waiver.

04/23/2014

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Maryland May Be Next State To Debate Affirmative Action

A controversial Supreme Court ruling could affect the way universities admit students. The justices upheld a ban in Michigan preventing public colleges from considering an applicant’s race during the admissions process.

04/22/2014

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Johns Hopkins University To Honor 7 With Honorary Degrees

Two women involved in a case about gay marriage that went to the Supreme Court are among the people receiving honorary degrees from Johns Hopkins University at commencement next month.

04/22/2014