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Md. to host forums on Common Core school standards

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland State Department of Education plans to host four regional forums over the next month to help explain the Common Core State Standards for schools. State Superintendent Lillian Lowery and Maryland PTA President Ray Leone will attend ...

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Richard Bock: Dad and grad businesses

Unemployment levels for recent college graduates remain high. Many parents of high school graduates are questioning the investment in a college education. Add to the mix the vast number of corporate veterans who either have been forced out of their jobs or have chosen to leave increasingly shaky positions.

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Donald C. Fry: Coaxing young people back to the basics

Virtually everybody in business, government and education agrees that ramping up knowledge of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) among young people in Maryland’s school systems and colleges is essential for the development of a workforce that can meet the needs of future employers.

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Gottschalk joins Maryland Therapy Network as supervisor

Kelly Gottschalk has joined the Maryland Therapy Network as supervisor of speech-language pathology services for the organization’s Baltimore-Regional programs. Gottschalk has more than 15 years of experience in speech-language pathology. Prior to joining The Maryland Therapy Network, Gottschalk was the Mid-Atlantic ...

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Lawyer takes aim at functional illiteracy

In Baltimore, 16 percent of adults lack basic literacy skills, according to the most recent estimate from the National Center for Education Statistics. For the last 21 years, Shelly Abrams has volunteered at the South Baltimore Learning Center in hopes ...

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Bill proposes negotiation rights for state workers

ANNAPOLIS — A state Senate panel will hear testimony on a bill to expand collective bargaining rights to certain state employees Sen. Catherine Pugh’s bill, which would extend salary negotiation options to workers in the Office of the Comptroller, the ...

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