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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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Maryland School Assessment Scores Fall

Student test scores slip. Reading and math scores on Maryland’s state tests for elementary and middle school students have sink to their lowest levels in seven years. So what’s to blame?

07/11/2014

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Frostburg State Films Highlight Appalachian Foods

Frostburg State University is putting online a series of student films documenting traditional Appalachian food production.

07/11/2014

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Summer Classes At Sylvan Connecting Kids To Science And Math Early

They call it the “summer slide” — children forgetting some of what they’ve learned in school as their minds sit idle in the summertime.

07/05/2014

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Va., W.Va., Md. Schools Advancing Urban Forestry

A multistate team from universities in Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland are working to advance the profession of urban forestry.

07/05/2014

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Morgan State University Investigated For Handling Of Sexual Assault

The list of colleges and universities across the nation now under investigation for how they investigate sexual abuse reports continues to grow.

07/03/2014

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Morgan State University Among 12 New Schools Added To Title IX List

The U.S. Department of Education has added 12 colleges and universities to its growing list of educational institutions being investigated for their handling of sexual abuse allegations.

07/02/2014

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Bearings Of Baltimore, Circa 1815 On Digital Display At Md. Historical Society

High-tech maps are one of the most effective ways to travel in 2014, but what about two centuries ago? What did Baltimore look like then?

06/25/2014

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Baltimore City Teachers Protest Last-Minute Performance Evaluation Changes

Baltimore City teachers protested outside city schools headquarters Monday. They are upset about changes made to the way they are evaluated, which is tied to their pay.

06/16/2014

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