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Award-winning substance abuse prevention poster presented

The Western Anne Arundel Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition (WASP) recently presented a copy of the winning poster of the coalition's first media contest to Anne Arundel County Acting Health Officer Dr. Jinlene Chan.

Melissa Harris Perry teaches why education matters

Poor Melissa Harris-Perry, she tried to make a Fox News style joke and it failed miserably. Education Matters kicks off its 9th year with thoughts on how MSNBC host MHP may have torpedoed her career as a serious journalist and ...

AACO public schools Pre-K registration starts Feb. 4

Anne Arundel County Public Schools prekindergarten registration for the 2014-2015 school year will be held at county elementary schools beginning February 4, 2014.

Scholarship organization supports first-generation-to-college youth

Annapolis & Anne Arundel Scholarship Trust (“The Trust”), a Maryland non-profit organization that has provided financial scholarships to first-generation-to-college students since 2000, is re-launching with an expanded model that will increase support of students to prepare and complete their post-high ...

Baltimore teacher shows students the world

Delana Penn believes knowledge is power and one way that students are able to gain valuable knowledge is through travel.

Updated financial aid shopping sheet released

Nearly 2,000 schools have voluntarily committed to using the Shopping Sheet, which provides students with additional transparency in college costs.

Be a quitter in 2014!

Kick off the year by attending the American Lung Association’s Freedom from Smoking® class offered by the Baltimore County Department of Health.

Online gift card exchanges carry cautions from BBB

Gift cards are generally considered "safe" gifts by most gift-givers, because they allow the recipient to select exactly what they want. But what can you do if you don't shop where the card was purchased? Before sending off a gift ...

The great debate: Are classroom computers a threat to creativity?

What does a wrench, pencil, fork, ruler and a light bulb have in common?

U.S. Senators sponsor Student Loan Bill of Rights

In the aftermath of a recent report that found the lack of student loan servicing standards and information on monies owed, two United States senators will work as a team to create a Student Loan Borrower Bill of Rights.

Students fight social injustice through song, dance

Mass shootings across the country and more localized daily violence take a psychological toll on the nation and the community. .

Maryland Food Bank graduates 12th class of chefs

Food has changed the lives of several Baltimore area adults; including the dozen who on Friday, December 6, 2013 became the latest to graduate from the Maryland Food Bank’s culinary training program for low-income individuals.

Is Frederick Douglass High School due for another name change?

Even though Shakespeare’s Juliet might disagree, in today’s world the name given to a business, product or service can directly influence its success or failure. This can be true as well for a public institution such as a high school.

It’s Lego® time again at AACC!

Watch teams of youth complete robotic challenges with Legos® based on this year’s theme, “Nature’s Fury,” in a FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) qualifier tournament on Saturday, December 14, 2013 at Anne Arundel Community College (AACC).

AACC Child Development Center receives top state rating

Anne Arundel Community College’s Child Development Center recently was awarded the highest rating, a Maryland EXCELS Level 5, from the Maryland State Department of Education indicating high-quality education for preschool-aged children.