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Robots and their teen builders seek tax break

By Diane Rey For Maryland Reporter Robots and their teenage builders seeking a tax break livened up a hearing before the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee Wednesday. Heather Lin, 15, and her brother, Samuel Lin, 13, of Potomac, are already […]

Robots and their teen builders seek tax break

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By Diane Rey For Maryland Reporter Robots and their teenage builders seeking a tax break livened up a hearing before the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee Wednesday. Heather Lin, 15, and her brother, Samuel Lin, 13, of Potomac, are already […]

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Standardized tests will be shorter

By Diane Rey For Maryland Reporter Here’s some good news for Maryland’s public school students – the state Department of Education plans to cut the time they spend taking standardized tests. The

5 Advantages of Online Courses

Online tutoring is often called the future of education, which offers students an anti-stress alternative to traditional classes in schools, colleges, and universities. While opponents and supporters of this

Legislative leaders shelve new school funding another year

At a bill signing earlier this year, Gov. Larry Hogan shakes hands with House Speaker Michael Busch, as he did with Senate President Mike Miller at the table. Governor's

Bloomberg pledges $1.8 billion for college accessibility, but there’s more to the story

BALTIMORE — College is undoubtedly one of the most expensive journeys 18-year-olds embark on in the U.S. With tuition costs on the rise, low- and middle-income students often struggle to

Kirwan Commission to recommend billions more to raise teacher pay

By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com The Kirwan Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education has begun hanging price tags on its recommendations for major education reform. The commission chair, former University System Chancellor

How Technology Changed College Experience

College is one of the things in our life that has persevered through the centuries. It is a very old institution and it thrives on tradition. Did you know

The Trend That’s Improving the Quality of Special Education in Our Schools

The right to a quality education is one of the most intrinsic privileges of our great nation. Sadly, it is not unusual for this critical expenditure to be underfunded.

Kirwan recommendations will fail if same mistakes are made as with Thornton, consultant says

The Kirwan Commission on Innovation and Excellence spent much of Wednesday afternoon discussing how to hold Maryland schools accountable for the major changes in structure, requirements and programs it

Are children being given too much homework?

With some arguing that an increase in homework causes children to be stressed and anxious, and others arguing that assignments can help children learn more about their subjects, the

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