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Budget Cuts Threaten Advanced Academic Programs At Baltimore City Schools

Popular programs for city school students may get spared the budget ax after angry criticism from parents and lawmakers.

05/27/2014

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‘Squushy Carrots': Spelling Bee Kids Form Bonds

Some belong to The Order of the Squushy Carrots. Others are “Ghetto-pens” — a play on last year’s winning word, “guetapens” (GEHT’-uh-pahns).

05/27/2014

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Hood College President Stepping Down

Hood College President Ronald Volpe says he’s stepping down after leading the private, liberal-arts school in Frederick through 14 years of change and growth.

05/23/2014

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Gov. O’Malley Speaks At University Of Maryland Graduation

Gov. Martin O’Malley urged graduating students from the state’s flagship university Thursday to work against climate change, which he called “the transformation that transforms everything.”

05/22/2014

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Md. Panel Recommends Post-Labor Day School Start

The summer travel season kicks off in just a few days and it’s expected to be one of the biggest in years. Now there’s a new plan to extend summer vacation for Maryland public schools. It’s getting cheers from students and it could bring big money to the state.

05/20/2014

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9 Public College Presidents’ Pay Tops $1 Million

The number of public college presidents earning over $1 million more than doubled in the 2012-2013 fiscal year from the year before, according to a new survey.

05/18/2014

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Former Baltimore Mayor Kurt Schmoke Appointed UB President

Former Mayor Kurt Schmoke comes back to Baltimore in a different leadership capacity.

05/14/2014

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Eastern Shore Native Wins $61K Sophie Kerr Prize

It’s the nation’s top undergraduate prize, and every year, it goes to a graduating senior at a Maryland college.

05/14/2014

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Sallie Mae, Justice Department In $60M Settlement

Student lender Sallie Mae has reached a $60 million settlement with the Justice Department to resolve allegations that it charged members of the military excessive interest rates on their student loans, the federal government announced Tuesday.

05/14/2014

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Stevenson University Students Robbed At Gunpoint In South Africa

Stevenson University students on a trip to South Africa are now on their way home after a terrifying encounter with armed robbers on their tour bus. Also on board was Baltimore’s former police commissioner Fred Bealefeld.

05/12/2014

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Students From Stevenson University Robbed In South Africa

A group of college students from Stevenson University is robbed in South Africa.

05/11/2014

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Anne Arundel Co. Girl Graduates At Sick Mom’s Side

An Anne Arundel County high school arranged an unofficial, private graduation ceremony for a senior whose mother is terminally ill.

05/10/2014

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