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Best Children’s Books For Back To School

Whether your child is off to their very first day of preschool, kindergarten, or off to middle school, our sister company, Simon & Schuster has a book that’s perfect to beat those first-day jitters.

08/05/2013

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MSA Test Results: Maryland Schools Decline Slightly In Reading & Math

The Maryland School Assessments are in, and the state schools superintendent says there is progress to be made.

07/23/2013

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Best Summer Reading Events For Kids In Baltimore

These local events are specifically designed to keep children and teens reading during the summer seasion.

05/31/2013

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Most Community-Centered Bookstores In Baltimore

Dive into the literary world through these community-centered bookstores in Baltimore.

05/20/2013

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Best Specialty Bookstores In Baltimore

These local stores cover comics, the metaphysical, children’s literature and the old and rare, offering a wide array of different material for you to explore.

04/29/2013

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Head Start Gets Donated Books To Help Combat ‘Summer Slide’

They call it the “summer slide,” a learning slump when school is out for summer break.

04/07/2013

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Manager Of Bookstore Named Bookseller Of The Year

There are those who believe bookstores– the ones that offer reading material in the paper and ink variety– will one day go the way of vinyl records. Bookstores will become dinosaurs.

07/09/2012

Saturday, December 10, 2011

Baltimore Reads Holiday Fair hopes to get more Marylanders to hit the books.

12/10/2011

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Baltimore City Students Show Growth In Math On Nation’s Report Card

The report card is in for Baltimore City schools. Students rank below the national average, but they’re still making some important progress.

12/07/2011

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Md. Students Show Improvements In Reading

Maryland’s fourth- and eighth-graders each showed improvements in reading compared to results from tests they took two years ago, but eighth-graders performed about the same in math, according to results from the National Assessment of Education Progress released Tuesday.

11/01/2011

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Suspect In 2009 Killing In Md. Arrested In Pa.

Vincent Lloyd Minto of Landover has a warrant charging him with first-degree murder. He was arrested Sunday in Reading and is awaiting an extradition hearing.

09/08/2011

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Volunteers Teach Others To Read

With up to 14 percent of adults in Anne Arundel County struggling with reading and writing, the Anne Arundel Literacy Council hires volunteers to tutor people in these skills.

03/21/2011

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