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  • Frostburg student killed in off-campus house fire

    Frostburg student killed in off-campus house fire
    An early-morning fire swept through a rental house just off the campus of Frostburg State University on Friday, leaving a student dead and destroying the building. University President Jonathan Gibralter wrote in an email to the campus community that...
  • Balto. Co. should invest in teachers, not technology [Letter]

    Balto. Co. should invest in teachers, not technology [Letter]
    I agree with your editors about Baltimore County's plan to provide laptops or tablets to students ("Digital classrooms," Feb. 13). As a veteran Baltimore County teacher, I see the greatest improvements in student achievement coming from smaller classes,...
  • Coppin making progress on overhaul plan, its president says

    Coppin making progress on overhaul plan, its president says
    Coppin State University's president said Friday that the college has accomplished about half the goals in a plan conceived last year intended to boost its graduation rates and enrollment, strengthen its academic programs and improve the way it operates....
  • Maryland given federal waiver, won't have to double test students

    Maryland given federal waiver, won't have to double test students
    Maryland was given a waiver from the U.S. Department of Education on Friday that will allow them to avoid double testing several thousand students who are piloting a new test this spring that is tied to the Common Core. Under federal law, all students...
  • Experts say Common Core could decrease remedial courses at college level

    Educators at Harford Community College say the new Common Core State Standards, which are being implemented in Harford County Public Schools and across the nation, could dramatically decrease the number of students needing remedial courses when they enter...
  • Chesapeake Science Point cleared to move ahead with high school program

    Officials from the Chesapeake Science Point Public Charter School in Hanover came to a school board meeting this month eager to discover whether their fledgling high school program would be allowed to continue. Even before the meeting began, they must...
  • Carroll to research school closings, redistricting following facilities report

    Carroll to research school closings, redistricting following facilities report
    The Carroll County Board of Education voted unanimously Wednesday to have staff begin researching the feasibility of building a combined elementary and middle school, and redistricting students throughout the county. Based upon a comprehensive...
  • Officials praise new school safety program in Carroll County

    Officials praise new school safety program in Carroll County
    When Master Deputy Jeremy Holland speaks to high school students about the effects of drug abuse, his comments not only reflect his knowledge of the law, but also his experiences with abusers. "We had a man saying his house was full of zombies and...
  • Brown pitches pre-K expansion

    Brown pitches pre-K expansion
    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown asked state lawmakers Wednesday to endorse a key plank in his platform for governor: increasing access to pre-kindergarten classes. State legislators are weighing a small expansion of Maryland's program, which already...
  • Howard County datebook Datebook

    Sunday, Feb. 16 Dance concert Misako Ballet Company presents "Spring Collage" at 2 p.m. at the Jim Rouse Theatre at Wilde Lake High School, 5460 Trumpeter Road in Columbia. Concert will showcase diverse cultures and styles of dance. Tickets are $15....
  • Education Briefs

    Teacher of the Year finalists Teachers from two high schools, one middle school and one elementary school make up the field of four finalists announced this week for the 2014 Anne Arundel County Public Schools Teacher of the Year. The teachers will...
  • Pot Spring parents object to Mays Chapel redistricting plan

    Pot Spring parents object to Mays Chapel redistricting plan
    A group of parents and community members from Pot Spring Elementary spoke out Tuesday against both the process and results of the Mays Chapel Elementary School redistricting committee, which they say will put undue stress on its teachers because of the...