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Adm. Charles R. Larson, former Naval Academy superintendent, dies

Adm. Charles R. Larson, who became superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy to restore discipline after it had been rocked by a cheating scandal, died.

UMUC may experiment with business and learning models

It is examining becoming a quasi-public nonprofit and piloting a controversial learning model where professors would be in a coaching role.

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Milford Mill students get a boost before they get to calculus

Towson University works with schools to improve pass rates on Advanced Placement exams.

Maryland school board approves discipline guidelines

The Maryland state school board voted this week to distribute a set of discipline guidelines intended to be a model for school systems as...

Board OKs pact to protect UM security breach victims

The state Board of Public Works approved a contract worth an estimated $2.6 million Wednesday for a firm to monitor the credit activity of...

Harford school board delays action on Havre de Grace High replacement

The Harford County Board of Education could not muster enough votes Monday to take action on the educational specifications for the $86.8...

Lansdowne Middle students spend a day at Camp Hippodrome

A group of middle school students from the Lansdowne Summer Bridge Academy, a free summer enrichment program at Lansdowne Middle School,...

Naval Academy, community college join forces for Arabic immersion effort

Eric Thompson said among the first challenges in his Arab immersion class was learning the Arabic word for "yes."

Maryland gets waiver extension for teacher evaluations

Maryland can put off using test scores to evaluate teachers through the next school year under a waiver to federal law.

Stevenson U. names interim business dean 

Aris Melissaratos, a former Maryland secretary of business and economic development, has been named Stevenson University's interim...

Two Howard County teachers simulate work of astronauts at Huntsville program

For one week in June, two Howard County high school teachers got a taste of what it's like to be an astronaut.

CCBC students spend summer learning about nanotechnology

An eight-week pilot program is providing a unique learning experience for 10 students on the Community College of Baltimore County's...

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