Two of Maryland's leading science and technology institutions are joining forces to invest $1.6 million in manpower and resources to enhance learning at a Southwest Baltimore school.
The University of Maryland Baltimore County and Northrop Grumman will build a state-of-the-art center focused on science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics, a so-called STEAM education grouping, at Lakeland Elementary/Middle School.
The center will provide "robust" curriculum-based resources and professional development for teachers, according to the funders. It will also offer adult education services for residents of surrounding communities.
The center is scheduled for...