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Northwestern High School sits in the shadow of the University of Maryland. But to many of its students -- less than half of graduates go on to enroll in a four-year college -- it might as well be hundreds of miles away.
Gov. Martin O’Malley signed more than 100 bills into law Tuesday, including a pre-K expansion and a law ending the practice of holding the owners of pit bulls to a different liability standard.
Cybersecurity programs from mid-Atlantic colleges and universities were put to the test as they juggled defending networks, giving aid to fictional disaster victims, and meeting demands from officials.
For instructors like Scott Roberts, a professor of psychology at the University of Maryland, the cost of books for his students, on top of constantly having to update his class material, forced him to look for an alternative to expensive textbooks.
When Maryland's e-Library started, no one was sure if e-books would stick. Now the program offers over 45,000 e-books, and librarians' roles have grown now that e-reading is here to stay.