Business, Education

Nottingham resident among 2019 NextMile Scholarship recipients

TOWSON, MD Since 2014, MileOne Autogroup, the Mid-Atlantic’s largest automotive retail group, has supported employees and their families through its NextMile Scholarship program, which grants funding toward enrollment in a university, college and/or trade school. Now, six years later, MileOne has surpassed the $1 million and has provided scholarships to 240 students who want to pursue their educational goals and …


Education

Stemmers Run Middle School authorized as an International Baccalaureate World School for the Middle Years Programme

ESSEX, MD—Stemmers Run Middle School has become the first Baltimore County public school authorized by the International Baccalaureate as an IB World School for the Middle Years Programme (MYP). In a letter to Principal Bryan Thanner, IB’s Director General Siva Kumari wrote, “As an IB World School offering the MYP, you are part of a global community of schools committed …


Finalists named for 2019-2020 Maryland Teacher of the Year

BALTIMORE – Dr. Karen Salmon, State Superintendent of Schools, on Thursday announced the names of seven finalists for 2019-2020 Maryland Teacher of the Year. “Maryland’s teachers have a lasting impact on the lives of our students—educating, encouraging, and inspiring our future workforce,” said Governor Larry Hogan. “These seven finalists are representative of the high quality of teachers in our great …

New school year, same bus woes

NOTTINGHAM, MD – The excitement of a new school year is fading quickly for some parents in northeastern Baltimore County. The school bus issues that plagued the county last year seem to have returned this fall. The district’s new transportation director, Jess Grim, began the school year by asking for parents’ patience as they adjusted some school bus routes. Already, …

CCBC awarded $17 million grant to be used in Essex

ANNAPOLIS, MD—The Hogan administration on Wednesday announced Board of Public Works approval of four capital grants agreements, totaling over $49 million, dedicated to fostering essential projects at four of Maryland’s higher educational institutions. “Each dollar we provide to Maryland’s higher education institutions is an investment in our economy and our future,” said Governor Hogan. “These grants will help expand access …

Frosh joins bipartisan coalition to ensure student loan servicers follow the law

BALTIMORE, MD – Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh last week joined a bipartisan coalition of 32 attorneys general from around the country in defending the state’s ability to enforce consumer protection laws against student loan servicers. In an amicus brief filed in the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, the attorneys general argue that the case …