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i-Ready® Mathematics Wins a 2017 THE Journal Readers’ Choice

Curriculum Associates’ i-Ready® Mathematics recently won a 2017 THE Journal Readers’ Choice Award.

More that 2,600 students received BOOST scholarships in second year of program

The second year of the State’s Broadening Options and Opportunities for Students Today (BOOST) Program provided scholarships to more than 2,600 low-income Maryland students to attend nonpublic or faith-based schools during the 2017-18 school year, this fall.

Library of Congress Announces Librarians-in-Residence Pilot Program

Applications open November 1, 2017 for recent graduates of library/information science master’s programs

AACPS Continues to Expand Offerings for Students Thanks to Robot Sponsorship by BGE

Students who can’t attend class due to illness or injury can still keep up on material, but they often lose the feel of the classroom and contact with their classmates as they do so.

New young UMB CURE Scholars receive white coats

Janis Davis sat in the audience on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) and watched as her sixth grade son officially became a UMB CURE Scholar by slipping on the signature white laboratory coat.

Applications for 2018 Disney Dreamers Academy at Walt Disney World Resort still available

Applications for the once-in-a-lifetime inspirational program are open through Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at www.DisneyDreamersAcademy.com

Parents deserve ‘real’ school choice

I was recently approached by a father of a student from Ann Arundel County, Maryland that was disappointed that his son was unable to attend his neighborhood magnet school; his son met all the requirements to become classified as a ...

Baltimore City Public Schools Superintendent lays out blueprint for success

Over the past 14 months Dr. Sonja Brookins Santelises says she has worked hard to address the many issues facing Baltimore City Schools

University of Maryland launches coalition application to improve college access

New suite of tools will provide additional level of support for students during the college planning and application process

MSDE awarded $45M to strengthen literacy

The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) has been awarded a three-year, $45 million federal grant to help advance literacy in students from birth through grade 12.

The White House should postpone its HBCU conference

Last month, after speaking with the White House about a few calls, we had received, I was asked to get a sense of where our member-schools stood on the upcoming National HBCU Week Conference.

Ford Launches “Drive2Greatness” Program to Support STEAM Initiatives at HBCUs

Ford's longtime commitment to Historically Black Colleges and Universities continues with its national Ford HBCU Drive2Greatness program and contest that will donate a total of $300,000 to go toward STEAM initiatives

BGE promotes STEM Education at Mergenthaler High School

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) employees paid a visit to Mergenthaler High School on Hillen Road in the city to push careers in science, technology, engineering and math— or STEM.

Organize your way to success this school year!

(Family Features)— Each new school year can feel like getting caught in a whirlwind of activity. Before things spiral out of control, take some time to get back to basics and organize your way to success.

How to encourage kids to learn history

Educator and award-winning author Robyn Gioia encourages the use of historical fiction to stimulate a love of reading and more importantly of learning, according to David Bruce Smith, co-founder of the Grateful American Book Prize.

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