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New superintendent brings a passion for Catholic education to Baltimore

Choosing between public and private education for your child can be one of the hardest decisions a parent has to make. But for Dr. Donna Hargens, the new superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Archdiocese of Baltimore, it’s an investment ...

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Trump’s immigration ban could cost U.S. colleges $700M (access required)

Sahab Masoumian, a 22-year-old engineering student at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, Calif., hasn’t been able to think of anything but President Donald Trump’s ban on visitors from seven predominantly Muslim countries since his academic term began on Monday. “If ...

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Maryland struggles to retain young, qualified teachers (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — In nine years of teaching elementary school, Robin Beers has always felt the profession never came easy. Beers did not decide she wanted to teach until after undergrad when she received her master’s degree in special education. Ever since ...

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Maryland panel releases report on school testing (access required)

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland panel reviewing how to reduce school testing practices has released its final report. The recommendations will now be adopted or rejected by local school boards by Sept. 1, and the state school board by ...

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Md. students lead nation in success on AP exams (access required)

Citing new data from the College Board, state officials say 31.7 percent of Maryland high school seniors earned a score of 3 or higher on one or more AP exams. The tests are scored on a 1-to-5 scale, and 3 ...

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