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May 7, 2014

Anne Arundel Co. picks new school superintendent

The Anne Arundel County school board has selected a new superintendent.

May 1, 2014

Baltimore English teacher honored at White House

A Maryland high school teacher who helps push students toward college is being honored at the White House as the National Teacher of the Year.

Apr 11, 2014

Frostburg State aims to increase nursing educators

The University System of Maryland has approved a master's degree in nursing program at Frostburg State University to address a shortage of nursing educators.

Apr 8, 2014

Program holds out hope of a ‘better life’

Brenda Goeller attended her graduation Tuesday. In a new dress and new shoes, she was recognized for completing a dental assistant program at the Community College of Baltimore County.

Mar 27, 2014

State university system enrollment to dip

For the first time since the 1990s, enrollment in the University System of Maryland is expected to decline this fall, a drop attributed to a decrease in the number of Maryland’s high school graduates and other trends at the system’s 11 universities.

Mar 19, 2014

St. Mary’s College of Maryland names new president

St. Mary's College of Maryland has named a dean and scientist from Lewis and Clark College as the school's next president.

Mar 18, 2014

UB to pay new students to graduate on time

There’s nothing like free money to incentivize hitting the books — at least, that’s what the University of Baltimore hopes.

Mar 13, 2014

MICA adjuncts want to unionize

Adjunct faculty members at the Maryland Institute College of Art are seeking to unionize, a move that could make MICA the only four-year institution in the state where part-time faculty have established collective bargaining rights.

Mar 3, 2014

Standardized tests to start this week

Maryland schools plan to start their annual round of standardized tests this week, despite legislators' efforts to cancel or replace them this year.

Oct 8, 2013

Mediation urged in Maryland black colleges lawsuit

ANNAPOLIS — Attorneys representing historically black colleges said Tuesday they hope Maryland will embrace mediation to create high-demand academic programs at the schools, now that a federal judge has ruled the state is violating desegregation law by perpetuating the duplication of programs at predominantly white colleges. The 60-page ruling by U.S. District Judge Catherine Blake […]

Sep 18, 2013

Prince George’s teachers get 2 percent pay raise

UPPER MARLBORO — Prince George’s County teachers have ratified a new three-year contract that will give them a 2 percent cost-of-living pay raise. The Washington Post reports the Board of Education approved the contract, and the Prince George’s County Educators’ Association ratified the contract after the board’s vote last week. The union represents 9,200 teachers. [&hell[...]

Sep 12, 2013

UMES plans to install 2 wind turbines

PRINCESS ANNE — The University of Maryland Eastern Shore plans to install two wind turbines with enough power to fuel hundreds of homes to serve as instruments for student and faculty research. The Daily Times reports that the turbines should be operational by early next year. UMES Vice President for research and economic development G. […]

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