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Study: Less Education May Mean Shorter Lifespan

A new study finds a correlation between higher education and a longer lifespan.

07/10/2015

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Study: ‘Sesame Street’ Improves School Readiness

Researchers found kids who watched Sesame Street regularly were better able to keep up with their grade level.

06/08/2015

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Md. Higher Education Appointee Doesn’t Get Confirmation Vote

Gov. Larry Hogan’s appointee to head the Maryland Higher Education Commission hasn’t been confirmed by a Senate panel, which has held its last scheduled meeting this legislative session.

03/30/2015

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Md. Bill Would Add School Funds to Address High Enrollment

Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch is backing a measure to boost school construction money for counties experiencing high student enrollment growth.

03/27/2015

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State Education Board Votes to Expand SOL Retesting

Elementary and middle school students who fail this spring’s Standards of Learning tests by narrow margins or because of extenuating circumstances can retake the exams before the end of the school year.

03/27/2015

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Senate President: Charter School Bill to Offer More Options

Charter schools would have more flexibility when it comes to management and families would have more opportunities for education under a bill being considered in the Maryland Senate.

03/20/2015

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Hogan Takes Part in Nonpublic Schools Advocacy Day

Republican Gov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday urged approval of a tax credit for businesses that donate money to support education, but opponents say the proposal raises questions about whether state tax money should go to religious schools.

03/04/2015

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MD Lawmakers to Tout Benefits of Science, Math Education

Maryland lawmakers are touting the importance of STEM education in Baltimore.

02/23/2015

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Maryland Students, Educators Set for New Standardized Test

Maryland public schools are preparing for new standardized testing.

02/22/2015

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Md. Parents, Students Hold ‘Sleep-In’ for Later School Start Times

Dozens of students and parents rolled out their sleeping bags and sported their pajamas in a “sleep-in” protest outside the Montgomery County Board of Education Monday afternoon.

02/09/2015

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