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$400K Donation Aims To Stem Tide Of Baltimore’s Dropout Rate

Stemming the tide of Baltimore’s dropout rate. That’s what one large donation from one of the nation’s top telecommunications companies aims to do.

11/20/2014

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Ex-Student Charged With Bringing Gun To School

Rockville City Police have arrested a former high school student they say brought a gun onto school property.

11/06/2014

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Shocking New Video Shows Brawl Inside Overlea High Cafeteria

There are more questions than answers about the violent scene in a Baltimore County high school cafeteria.

10/22/2014

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Is Competency-Based Learning The Future Of Education?

The traditional approach to formal education ties students to classrooms. Competency-based education programs grant credentials based on what a student knows.

10/13/2014

It’s Academic: October 11, 2014

Teams from Northern, Howard and Parkville compete.

10/11/2014

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‘Youth CareerConnect’ Grants Fund STEM Focused Programs

CareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.

09/29/2014

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Top STEM High Schools In The Country & How They Are Making A Difference

With their rigorous curricula, highly trained teachers and multiple resources, these schools produce better results than traditional high schools in graduating students with STEM skills.

09/15/2014

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Maryland Principal Accused Of Bullying Staff

The Prince George’s County school board will go to court to defend a high school principal against allegations that she bullied and belittled her teachers and staff.

09/13/2014

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Md. Student Disciplined For Confederate Flag

Howard County school officials have disciplined a student who displayed a Confederate flag at a high school football game.

09/10/2014

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Pediatricians’ Rx For Schools: Later Start Times

Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens.

08/28/2014

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Md. Board Of Ed Reverses School Board Action

The Maryland Board of Education has reversed a decision by a local school board to transfer a principal from one high school to another.

08/09/2014

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Vigil Set For Teen Who Died At Howard County Concert

Officials at a northern Virginia high school are planning a candlelight vigil for a teenager who died of a suspected drug overdose at a recent concert in Maryland.

08/06/2014

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