The Baltimore Sun has found that in overseeing the roughly 5,000 students a year in Maryland's state-run juvenile facilities, the state's Department of Education has failed to meet the very standards it enforces in public school districts. And though laws say that juvenile offenders are entitled to the same education as their peers in public schools, interviews and records show serious shortcomings.
Maryland is in the running for a data storage center with its own sizable power plant, a project planned for the University of Delaware until officials there spiked it amid an uproar over its scale and effect on the community.
Scammers have developed a variety of methods of convincing unsuspecting people to give them money, but local residents can protect themselves from being victims in many cases by knowing the tricks scammers use, a representative of the Maryland Attorney General's Office told those who gathered for a meeting of the Abingdon Community Council Monday evening.
The best state in the nation for innovation and entrepreneurship three years in a row is Maryland. This is according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (hardly a mouthpiece for the Maryland Democratic Party), which also ranks Maryland No. 1 for STEM employment and No. 3 for our "Talent Pipeline."
Silicon Valley software giant Oracle Corp. announced a deal Monday to buy Micros Systems for $5.3 billion, eyeing the Columbia firm for its niche supplying technology to hotels, restaurants and retailers around the world.
The open air kiosk-style store, which is one of 93 across North America, is located in the mall's center court on the lower level, and resembles a holiday "pop up store" that operated in center court from December 2012 to February 2013.
The head of the Mayor's Office of Information Technology has resigned his position amid an investigation into allegations that the department paid contractual employees for work they may not have performed.
The proposed merger between Comcast and Time Warner highlights the vast gap between the imagined world the broadband industry's critics and the real world in which these companies must compete. The companies that use the broadband Internet are making six to eight times the margins of the allegedly monopolistic companies who provide it — the exact opposite of what you'd see if the price gouging accusation was real.
America still produces one fifth of the world's goods and services, but accounts for a much smaller share of global growth. Many U.S. products are no longer the best in class. Consequently, the economy can't adequately employ many of its college graduates, and wages are stagnant or falling for ordinary folks.