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Education

Peter Franchot

Franchot Campaigning To Delay School Opening

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot is planning to launch a petition drive to persuade lawmakers to delay the opening of public schools until after Labor Day.

08/10/2014

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Md. Board Of Ed Reverses School Board Action

The Maryland Board of Education has reversed a decision by a local school board to transfer a principal from one high school to another.

08/09/2014

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Baltimore Students Win Awards At NAACP ‘ACT-SO’ Competition

It’s known as the “Olympics of the Mind.” The NAACP announces the winners of its “ACT-SO” competition.

08/07/2014

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Md. School District To Monitor Social Media

A western Maryland school district says it will monitor social media for words such as “kill” and “bomb” in messages sent from middle- and high-school campuses this school year.

08/07/2014

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City Students Compete In Robotics Competition

A five-week summer program focused on math and technology leads to a robotics competition for hundreds of city students.

07/30/2014

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Md. Health Secretary To Join Johns Hopkins Public Health Faculty

Maryland’s health secretary will be joining the full-time faculty at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

07/30/2014

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Montgomery County Schools Enroll Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

About 100 unaccompanied children who have crossed the border from Central America have enrolled in Montgomery County schools.

07/30/2014

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Grants For Pre-K Expansion To Be Announced

The recipients of grants to expand pre-kindergarten in Maryland are being announced.

07/28/2014

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Students Live Tiny Building Mini Houses To Learn About Sustainability

In the past 50 years, the average size of the American home was doubled. Bigger means more resources are used.

07/25/2014

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Md. Students Compete For A Chance To Pitch Original Business Ideas

Homegrown talent. A two-week class designed to encourage and educate young business owners ends with a competition to pitch their ideas.

07/18/2014

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Montgomery County Looks At School Boundary Changes

Montgomery County officials are considering a change to school boundaries to diversify student bodies as a way to close a persistent achievement gap among some minority students.

07/15/2014

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UB Creates Scholarship Named For Schmoke’s Brother

University of Baltimore President Kurt Schmoke is establishing a new scholarship fund for local high school graduates in honor of his late brother.

07/15/2014

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