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Studies Show New 3D Digital Mammogram Can Detect Cancer Earlier

A groundbreaking move in breast cancer detection. That’s how doctors are describing a new 3D digital mammogram test.

06/26/2014

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Md. Leads Nation In High-Scoring AP Exam Results

The College Board says the Maryland class of 2013 led the nation in high scoring on Advanced Placement tests.

02/11/2014

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Delegate: Not Too Late To Cancel Standardized Test

Public schools are set to begin the Maryland School Assessments in less than five weeks, but lawmakers who consider the test too outdated say there’s still time to cancel it for the year. Next week the House of Delegates will review a proposal to do that.

01/30/2014

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Teachers, Parents Struggle With New Common Core State Standards

In Kelly Thompson’s household, extracurricular activities are history.

12/15/2013

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New Tests Show Technology Can Prevent Crashes

“If you have an option to buy one of these systems, it’s definitely worthwhile, and some of the systems may be more value for the money than others,” says David Zuby, chief research officer for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

09/27/2013

Baltimore City Public Schools

Outside Firm To Investigate Cheating Scandal At Baltimore City Public Schools

The battle over whether certain Baltimore City schools cheated on their standardized tests in 2009 is far from over. School officials will now hire an outside company to investigate the allegations.

09/17/2012

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Baltimore Schools Hire Data Forensics Company As Part Of Cheating Investigation

The Baltimore school system has hired a data forensics company to review thousands of standardized test results as part of an investigation of alleged cheating.

09/16/2012

aberdeen proving ground

Army Phasing Out Md. Nerve-Agent Tests On Monkeys

The Army says it will stop injecting monkeys at Aberdeen Proving Ground with a nerve-blocking drug meant to simulate a nerve-gas attack.

10/17/2011

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Tom Cruise Tests Red Bull F1 Car In California

Red Bull Racing has been showing its wares to the American public in advance of next year’s United States Grand Prix late-season stop in Austin, Texas.   With David Coulthard at the wheel, RBR has […]

08/31/2011

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Connected Vehicle Tests To Begin In Official Trials

Over the last few months the race to develop connected vehicles that “talk” to each other as they’re driven along has picked up the pace, with several technology companies and carmakers developing systems to make […]

08/26/2011

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Outdated Tests Skew Gas Mileage Ratings: 48-MPH Freeways?

It’s widely accepted in the auto industry that all manufacturers game the test cycles used to establish emissions and gas-mileage ratings. Ask auto engineers about the topic, and they tend to get a faraway look […]

08/17/2011

school

School Testing Results Fall Short Of Academic Targets

A new report shows nearly 90 percent of Baltimore elementary and middle schools fell short of academic targets this year.

07/15/2011

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