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Oculus CEO's $31M Gift to UMD Is Largest in University History

Oculus CEO's $31M Gift to UMD Is Largest in University History

Brendan Iribe, a Maryland native who made a fortune selling his company to Facebook, is financing a computer science building on campus.
Maryland Teacher on Leave for Mental Health, Not Novels

Maryland Teacher on Leave for Mental Health, Not Novels

Police are reportedly investigating the Eastern Shore educator for reasons other than school shooting literature.
Dallas Dance Nominated for Obama Administration Education Post

Dallas Dance Nominated for Obama Administration Education Post

The Baltimore County Public Schools leader has been appointed to an advisory group on Educational Excellence for African Americans.
How do Maryland Schools Rank Against Other States?

How do Maryland Schools Rank Against Other States?

A new study by WalletHub ranks Maryland lower than studies in the past.
Perry Hall High School Graduation Kicks Off Commencement Week

Perry Hall High School Graduation Kicks Off Commencement Week

The Gators graduate Tuesday, among thousands of Baltimore County Public Schools students to cross the stage.
St. Stephen School Breaks Ground on New Preschool

St. Stephen School Breaks Ground on New Preschool

The Kingsville school is expanding its child care offerings.
2 Perry Hall Seniors Graduating with Diplomas Plus Associate's Degrees

2 Perry Hall Seniors Graduating with Diplomas Plus Associate's Degrees

The Perry Hall High School students join a group of trailblazers in Baltimore County Public Schools' new joint degree program.
Bomb Threat Cleared Out Baltimore County High School, Police Say

Bomb Threat Cleared Out Baltimore County High School, Police Say

The high school was evacuated Tuesday morning, according to the Baltimore County Police Department.
Perry Hall High School to Get New Principal

Perry Hall High School to Get New Principal

The current principal is leaving for another position in the school system.
White House Honors Baltimore County Educator as National Teacher of the Year

White House Honors Baltimore County Educator as National Teacher of the Year

A teacher in Baltimore County Public Schools was in the national spotlight.
FBI Raids Parkville Man's Home in University of Maryland Data Breach Investigation

FBI Raids Parkville Man's Home in University of Maryland Data Breach Investigation

The man's passwords and thumb drives were seized.
'It Brought Back Some Terror': Perry Hall Alumnus on Stevenson Lockdown

'It Brought Back Some Terror': Perry Hall Alumnus on Stevenson Lockdown

The report of an armed person at Stevenson University struck a chord.
Baltimore County Ramps Up Security at Elementary Schools

Baltimore County Ramps Up Security at Elementary Schools

Cameras and ID verification systems were part of the $3.7 million project, Baltimore County reported.
Baltimore County Public Schools Start Late on Tuesday

Baltimore County Public Schools Start Late on Tuesday

Tuesday's schedule was announced on Monday night.
Snow Decision from Baltimore County Public Schools

Snow Decision from Baltimore County Public Schools

Snow is in the forecast until Monday afternoon.
108,000 Baltimore County Students Lose Long Weekend

108,000 Baltimore County Students Lose Long Weekend

Winter weather cut into time off for Baltimore County Public Schools.
Perry Hall Middle Students Draw Award-Winning Anti-Drug Artwork

Perry Hall Middle Students Draw Award-Winning Anti-Drug Artwork

Students submitted their artwork for an anti-drug contest in Baltimore County.
Baltimore County Public Schools Make Decision Before Storm

Baltimore County Public Schools Make Decision Before Storm

With Baltimore County under a winter storm warning, the superintendent encouraged people to be safe.
Baltimore County Student Charged after School Shooting Threat

Baltimore County Student Charged after School Shooting Threat

The student reportedly made a threat using Facebook that Superintendent Dallas Dance got wind of this week.
Do Maryland High Schools Need Athletic Trainers? Advocates Apply Pressure

Do Maryland High Schools Need Athletic Trainers? Advocates Apply Pressure

Baltimore County has athletic trainers in some schools.