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Early E-book Gamble Pays Off for Maryland Libraries

Early E-book Gamble Pays Off for Maryland Libraries

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.

Intellectually Disabled Students Gain New Friends Through Sports

Intellectually Disabled Students Gain New Friends Through Sports

Unified Sports, a Special Olympics Maryland program, gives an opportunity for students with and without intellectual disabilities to form friendships and quash stereotypes.

First Grade Film Earns White House Praise

First Grade Film Earns White House Praise

These seven-year-olds are far from camera shy. In fact, starring in their own film earned them a trip to the White House.

Potomac and Sandy Spring Students Get Taste of Soul Music at the White House

Potomac and Sandy Spring Students Get Taste of Soul Music at the White House

Patti LaBelle, Melissa Etheridge and Janelle Monae share their experiences, answer questions and perform for students at the White House.

Maryland high school students take the plunge for the Special Olympics

Maryland high school students take the plunge for the Special Olympics

Maryland high school students participate in the Cool School Polar Plunge at Sandy Point State Park

Students at Walt Whitman take a “mindful” break from school

Students at Walt Whitman take a “mindful” break from school

Walt Whitman High School students take a break from classes

Future Teachers Uncertain About Entering The Common Core Fray

Future Teachers Uncertain About Entering The Common Core Fray

College students studying to be teachers recognize the anxiety in their career field over Common Core

University of Maryland’s Response to Database Breach May Cost Millions

University of Maryland’s Response to Database Breach May Cost Millions

University President Wallace D. Loh says the costs of credit-monitoring and the expense of acquiring encryption will likely cost millions.