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Growing Number of Maryland High School Students Earning College Course Credit

Growing Number of Maryland High School Students Earning College Course Credit

More high school students in Maryland are earning college credit through Dual Enrollment courses within their high schools and local community colleges.

In Football Recruiting Sweepstakes, Maryland Has Fallen Short

In Football Recruiting Sweepstakes, Maryland Has Fallen Short

Other states' powerhouses picking off local talent

Obama Recognizes Young Scientists At White House Science Fair

Obama Recognizes Young Scientists At White House Science Fair

Several Maryland students and their projects were just featured at the annual White House Science Fair, started by President Obama six years ago.

In a State Home to the NSA, Many Rural Residents Are Left Without Wired Broadband

In a State Home to the NSA, Many Rural Residents Are Left Without Wired Broadband

Residents of parts of rural Maryland face problems in business, education and agriculture because of unreliable Internet.

Legislation that ends subminimum wages for workers with disabilities passes

Legislation that ends subminimum wages for workers with disabilities passes

Maryland organizations cannot pay workers with disabilities a subminimum wage after September 2020.

PIANOS FOR  PLAY: Students put their musical talents on display

PIANOS FOR PLAY: Students put their musical talents on display

A University of Maryland student formed the group Pianos for Play which placed five upright pianos around campus for the public to play.

Disgraced Journalist Jayson Blair Apologizes for Plagiarism that “Damaged the Profession”

Disgraced Journalist Jayson Blair Apologizes for Plagiarism that “Damaged the Profession”

Disgraced journalist tells students and faculty at Maryland that what he did "kills me personally."

Truancy Reduction: Pep Rally for Increased Attendance

Truancy Reduction: Pep Rally for Increased Attendance

Prince George's County State's Attorney's office hosted a pep rally at Bowie State University to celebrate the office’s truancy reduction initiative, “I Belong Here."

‘Yes means yes’ sexual assault bill dies; campus officials and activists debate next step

‘Yes means yes’ sexual assault bill dies; campus officials and activists debate next step

The bill required all Maryland colleges and universities to adopt an affirmative consent standard.

Beat The Streets: Morrell Park wrestlers changing the game

Beat The Streets: Morrell Park wrestlers changing the game

A group of unlikely competitors hit the mats in an effort to revive a dying sport and learn life lessons along the way.