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One Baltimore Teacher’s Recipe For Success: Special Education, TESOL And Determination

Third grade teacher Laura Jones has overcome the challenges of uniting a diverse classroom, largely in thanks to her education.

03/24/2014

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A High-Tech Manufacturing Leader In Baltimore Drives Innovation With Lifelong Learning

Baltimore’s universities and educated workforce play a critical role in advancing the technology industry.

03/24/2014

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Feds Release Report On Race To The Top Progress

Maryland made important steps in the third year of implementing its $250 million Race to the Top education grant, but the state also faced multiple challenges, a U.S. Education Department report said Wednesday.

03/19/2014

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Frostburg State Has 2-In-1 Teaching Certificate

Frostburg State University says it’s been approved to offer a 2-in-1 teaching certificate that is unique among Maryland colleges and universities.

03/14/2014

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Carroll County School Tries Flipped Classrooms

Liberty High School has piloted the flipped classroom and OpenCourseWare independent study courses this school year as part of a larger transition to digital learning.

03/02/2014

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State: Workgroup Needed For Common Core Switch

Standards are not the real problem with the much-criticized educational program known as Common Core; the real issue is how those standards are being applied, one lawmaker argued Wednesday before a House committee.

02/26/2014

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Md. Gets Waiver On Federal Sanctions Over Testing

Students trying out a new standardized test this year won’t have to take overlapping portions of a test already in use, the state announced Friday. The federal government has granted a waiver to avoid double-testing.

02/14/2014

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More Md. 4-Year-Olds Will Have Half Day Of School Under Multi-Million Dollar Pre-K Expansion Bill

A half day of pre-K for all Maryland 4-year-olds. That’s the state’s five-year goal. But first it starts with an expansion of the current program.

02/12/2014

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O’Malley To Make Education Announcement Tuesday

Gov. Martin O’Malley plans to make an announcement about Maryland’s education system in a videoconference with students.

02/11/2014

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Md. Adopts New Student Discipline Regulations

Maryland’s Board of Education has adopted new student discipline regulations.

01/29/2014

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A Baltimore Regional Bank President Encourages Ongoing Education To Foster Lifelong Success

If success is a leader who embodies the spirit of mentorship without ever uttering a single word, then Laura Gamble fits the depiction quite well.

01/27/2014

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Education Enhances Leadership For President Of Hospital In Baltimore

Dr. Chessare’s career exemplifies how personal success can have an exponential effect, improving the lives of many others as well.

01/27/2014

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