Maryland Students, Educators Set For New Standardized TestOn a recent February afternoon, 125 seventh-grade students at Annapolis Middle School sat down in a multipurpose room with a laptop, pencils and graph paper at their desks.
University Of Maryland Plays Role In Ebola Vaccine Test In AfricaMore than 4,000 people have now died in the worst Ebola outbreak in history, and officials with the United Nations say the number of cases is doubling every three to four weeks in West Africa. Now the first human trials of an Ebola vaccine are underway.
Maryland School Assessment Scores FallStudent 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?
Schools In Baltimore's Poorest Neighborhoods Outpacing Others StatewideCracking the code. They are schools in the city's poorest neighborhoods. But when it comes to good grades and top test scores, students are outpacing other children in more affluent areas statewide.
Researchers Develop Blood Test To Diagnose ConcussionsThere's a breakthrough that could make diagnosing concussions easier and faster. Researchers have developed a new blood test.
Test Confirms 2nd Md. Deer With Wasting Disease The Department of Natural Resources says a second deer harvested in western Maryland has tested positive for chronic wasting disease.
Standardized Tests To Start This Week In MarylandMaryland schools plan to start their annual round of standardized tests this week, despite legislators' efforts to cancel or replace them this year.
New Test Could Spot Early Signs Of Alzheimer's DiseaseWith more and more people being diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, doctors say it's critical to identify problems with memory and thinking as soon as possible. Now, a simple test could help spot the early signs of the disease. Click on the link for more information.
82 Percent Of Md. Kindergartners Are School-ReadyAn assessment of Maryland kindergartners shows young children in the state have made huge gains over the past decade in terms of their readiness for school.
MSA Test Results: Maryland Schools Decline Slightly In Reading & MathThe Maryland School Assessments are in, and the state schools superintendent says there is progress to be made.
Road Test: 2014 Mazda6 Grand TouringIn this edition of Drivetime with Vinnie Richichi, Vinnie reviews the 2014 Mazda6 Grand Touring.
Road Test: 2013 Toyota AvalonIn this edition of Drivetime with Vinnie Richichi, Vinnie reviews the 2013 Toyota Avalon.