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Baltimore City Schools To Lay Off 100 Central Office Staff

City schools in crisis. Amid a massive $108 million budget gap, the school CEO announces 100 layoffs by the end of June. It’s all in an effort to tighten the school system’s purse strings.

04/03/2015

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Advocate For Women, Children To Speak At Morgan Commencement

A woman who has worked worldwide to advocate the rights of women and children and who is the widow of Nelson Mandela will be the commencement speaker at Morgan State University.

04/03/2015

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UMd. Investigation Concludes Offensive Email Protected By First Amendment

A racist, sexist email sent by a fraternity member on the University of Maryland campus was protected under the First Amendment, the university concluded in a recent investigation.

04/02/2015

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Johns Hopkins Univ. Faces $1 Billion Lawsuit Over STD Study

Billion dollar lawsuit. Hundreds of people, part of a horrific STD study, sue Johns Hopkins.

04/01/2015

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Univ. Of Md. Concludes Investigation Into Racist Email

The University of Maryland has concluded its investigation into a highly offensive email sent by a fraternity member.

04/01/2015

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Baltimore City Schools Changing Policing Policy

Following a heated debate over whether Baltimore City school police officers should be armed, city schools are changing the way school police operate.

03/31/2015

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Md. Higher Education Appointee Doesn’t Get Confirmation Vote

Gov. Larry Hogan’s appointee to head the Maryland Higher Education Commission hasn’t been confirmed by a Senate panel, which has held its last scheduled meeting this legislative session.

03/31/2015

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Md. Teens Prepare For Environmental Education Competition

Maryland students are preparing for the first round of an environmental education competition.

03/28/2015

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UMd. Students Make Bracelets To Help Jailed Journalists

University of Maryland journalism students are raising money to launch a line of bracelets emblazoned with the names of journalists imprisoned around the world to raise money for the cause, and awareness of their plight.

03/27/2015

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College Students Make Bracelets To Help Jailed Journalists

University of Maryland journalism students are raising money to launch a line of bracelets emblazoned with the names of journalists imprisoned around the world to raise money for the cause, and awareness of their plight.

03/26/2015

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Maryland To Consider Waiving Up To 3 Snow Days

Snow day meltdown. This winter caused a slew of closings and delays at schools across the state. Now it’s time to make up those days.

03/25/2015

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Committee, Stakeholders Mull Changes To Charter School Bill

A Senate education committee is mulling amendments to Gov. Larry Hogan’s charter school expansion plan.

03/25/2015