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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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National Push To Expand Pre-K Makes Its Way To Baltimore

A national push to get more three and four-year-olds in Pre-K classes makes its way to Baltimore. City leaders unveiled a plan Thursday to pay for it.

06/12/2014

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Harford County Teacher Scores Touchdown With Ravens Award

One Harford County teacher gets a big surprise at the end of her school’s annual talent show. She’s now holding a check for a lot of money thanks to the Ravens.

06/06/2014

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Artist And Special Needs Student Named 2014 Cardin Scholarship Winner

The school year is almost over. It’s a time to look back at what students have achieved, including a 19-year-old special needs student.

06/06/2014

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D.C. Principal Publicly Comes Out As Gay At Annual Pride Day Event

The second annual Pride Day celebration at a D.C. high school takes a surprising turn.

06/05/2014