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Goals For Your Children

Learning goals for your children fall into two categories. One is to build a foundation for the reading and math skills they will...

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The Importance Of Speech And Language

Speech and language skills are at the root of your child’s cognitive and social-emotional development.

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Boys’ Latin 8th Grade Students Develop Proposal for President Obama On Mexico-US Immigration Reform

Boston University Professor and author of Raising Global IQ: Preparing our Students for a Shrinking Planet Carl Hobert will direct a one-day international conflict analysis, management and prevention workshop at The Boys’ School of Maryland on Monday, October 21st.

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AHA! Thoughts, Questions, And Some ‘Aha’ Moments From The Academic Realm

Teaching kindness not only reinforces in students the attitude that we are all, ourselves included, valuable but also has the potential to reinforce an optimistic world view.

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Independent Schools: Upcoming Open Houses

Independent schools in Maryland are committed to providing students with a high quality education, a variety of extracurricular activities, and skills to promote character building.

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Md. AG To Announce Social Media Education Campaign

Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler is planning to announce a social media education campaign.

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Summit To Boost Interest In STEM Education

A national commission is holding a summit aimed at improving education in science, technology and math.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.