More Than 5K Backpacks Handed Out At Back To School Fest.

While Baltimore, Anne Arundel and Howard County schools all began earlier this week, Baltimore City schools will open their doors to students this Monday.


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Maryland’s State Superintendent Is Stepping Down

Maryland’s State Superintendent, Dr. Lillian M. Lowery, is stepping down to pursue new opportunities, according to an announcement made by the Maryland State Board of Education.


Textbooks sit on shelves at the Chegg Inc. warehouse in Shepherdsville, Kentucky, U.S., on Thursday, April 29, 2010. No more $120 chemistry books. That's the message from textbook-rental service Chegg Inc., which is urging college students to stop paying top dollar to buy their tomes. Photographer: John Sommers II/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Maryland University To Eliminate Textbooks

The University of Maryland University College plans to eliminate textbooks this fall to save students money by using resources online.


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Baltimore Principal Knows How To Make A Positive Difference

“Don’t be afraid to try new things, fail, and try again. I have seen incredible things happen, just because there was a group of individuals that had their hearts in the right place and took a chance,” says Bernadette Ortiz-Brewster.


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‘Lean Transformation’ Makes Huge Differences In Baltimore Health System

The objective behind lean transformation is to improve communication, collaboration and engagement of staff, while focusing on improving patient outcomes by reducing costs and implementing more effective methods.


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New Sexual Misconduct Policy Issued At Johns Hopkins Univ.

Johns Hopkins University, one of more than 100 schools under federal investigation for their handling of sexual assault complaints, has unveiled a new sexual misconduct policy.


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Poll: Low Marks For Grading Teachers Based On Kids’ Tests

The Gallup Poll released Sunday found 55 percent opposed linking teacher evaluations to their students’ test scores. Among those with children in public schools opposition was stronger, at 63 percent.


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Baltimore Manager Suggests Using Training, Education To Guide You

“My advice to anyone interested in this field is to make sure you are doing what you love. Let training and education be your guidance into this challenging but rewarding career,” says Lee Ferguson.


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Former Baltimore SWAT Leader Says Field Requires ‘Self-Discipline’

“The good SWAT guys are the ones who take care of business and are never heard from. It is for the mature person who takes responsibility for their actions and displays a great deal of self-discipline,” says officer Dave Sweren.


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Baltimore Automotive Technician Has To Stay Current With Changing Technology

Rodriguez has seen many advancements in vehicle technology and overall operations during his career, and with every change comes the need for continued learning and education.


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Baltimore High School Students To See Boost In Their GPA

Thousands of Baltimore City high school students will see a boost in their GPA this fall.



Mikulski To Discuss College Affordability

Sen. Barbara Mikulski is scheduled to talk about college affordability.