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February 16, 1998
Highlights in Annapolis today:House of Delegates meets at 8 p.m., House chamber.Senate convenes at 8 p.m., Senate chamber.Senate Budget and Taxation Committee subcommittee considers State Department of Education budget, 4 p.m., Room 100, Senate office building.Pub Date: 2/16/98
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NEWS
October 16, 1990
Essex Community College has received a $75,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education to be used by the college's office of cooperative education.The office provides students with the opportunity to earn credits toward a degree while gaining practical work experience.
NEWS
May 7, 1997
Also in yesterday's Maryland section, an article incorrectly named one of the technology partners with the Maryland State Department of Education. AT&T Corp. is participating in the effort to provide a Web site for each school system.The Sun regrets the errors.Pub Date: 5/07/97
NEWS
By Ed Brandt and Ed Brandt,Sun Staff Writer | April 17, 1994
Public schools cannot pay lip service to multicultural education these days, an authority on the subject told a group of Maryland educators yesterday.Dr. Geneva Gay, professor of education at the University of Washington, who has extensive experience teaching and writing about cultural diversity in schools, said that improving the teaching of varied cultures is a necessity in America these days, not a choice. No one can escape ethnic diversity, she said during the first in what is expected to become an annual meeting of state educators on multiculturalism.
NEWS
September 20, 1998
Howard, Carroll and Frederick counties, working as a consortium, will receive $228,000 in federal funds to train 135 teachers in a pilot project centered primarily on reading instruction for high school students.The program will allow teachers to work with their own students and schools to identify problems older students experience in reading in all subjects. Teachers will then try to find solutions and use them in class.The funding is part of $567,000 in federal Goals 2000 money that the Maryland State Department of Education awarded recently.
NEWS
January 27, 1991
County school officials are looking for community residents to serveon a review committee that will spend the remainder of the 1990-1991and 1991-1992 school years evaluating the special education program.Applicants must live or work in Howard County, be available for committee meetings and be committed to objectivity through the process.Application forms are available from the Department of Education assessment office at 313-6701.The applications must be postmarkedno later than Feb. 1.Applications are to be submitted to PhyllisH.
NEWS
January 3, 1999
THIRD-GRADERS in Baltimore have slowly improved their reading scores every year since 1996. In Howard County, nearly 60 percent of young students read satisfactorily today, up from 45 percent in 1994. Even some schools that have failed their youngest readers in the past are seeing signs of a turnaround. For instance, student achievement is up 50 percentage points at Glen Burnie Park Elementary, in Anne Arundel County, 36 percentage points at Fullerton Elementary in Baltimore County and 26 percentage points at Freedom District Elementary in Carroll County.
NEWS
BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | July 6, 1998
Maryland is one of seven states that will receive federal funds designed to improve student achievement, particularly in schools designated as Title 1 because a majority of their students qualify for free and reduced-price lunches.Maryland will receive $2.1 million through the Comprehensive School Reform Demonstration Program, according to a recent announcement from the U.S. Department of Education.The state will award grants of between $50,000 and $100,000 a year for three years to local schools, which must use the money to start and test reform programs based on reliable research and proven practices.
NEWS
January 16, 1997
The chef apprentice program at Anne Arundel Community College has received a certificate of recognition from the American Culinary Federation Educational Institute -- the first of several phases toward gaining accreditation.The program recently received an award for excellence from the state Department of Education as the top post-secondary career program in Maryland. It was also recognized as a regional semifinalist for a U.S. Department of Education award for exemplary programs in vocational and technical education.
NEWS
March 3, 1991
The county public school system has established an activity program designed to encourage senior citizens' involvement in school activities.The program provides seniors with free admission to most athletic events, music concerts and dramatic performances.The Senior Citizen Activity Program Pass is available for any county resident over the age of 62.The application form can be obtained at any local public school or in the Public Information Office atthe Department of Education.Information: 992-0500.
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