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  • Glendale Unified disqualified from Race to the Top competition

    Glendale's Hail Mary pass in the $400-million Race to the Top federal grant program has been called by the officials: Incomplete. One day after the U.S. Department of Education announced it received 371 applications for the $400 million grant program,...
  • No surprise, Glendale Unified fails to make Race to the Top cut

    In case there was any remaining shred of hope that Glendale Unified might stand a chance in a highly competitive federal grant program, the U.S. Department of Education on Monday wiped it clear. The finalists for the Race to the Top grant program, which...
  • Some Sandy victims still waiting for federal aid

    Some Sandy victims still waiting for federal aid
    A month after Hurricane Sandy crashed ashore, hundreds of Marylanders affected by the storm are still waiting for the federal government to provide funding for housing and living expenses. Federal assistance has been flowing for weeks to families in...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday

    WEATHER: Mostly sunny, high near 52. Tonight is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues. TOP NEWS Some Md. Sandy victims still waiting for federal aid: A month after Sandy...
  • Feds deny aid to Maryland residents hit by Sandy

    Feds deny aid to Maryland residents hit by Sandy
    The Obama administration has denied Maryland's request for federal aid for hundreds of Eastern Shore residents affected by superstorm Sandy, prompting an outcry from state officials, who vowed to appeal the decision. Though the federal government issued...
  • Senate passes long-delayed highway bill with Casey amendment for bridge repair

    Senate passes long-delayed highway bill with Casey amendment for bridge repair
    After years of delay, the U.S. Senatepassed a $109 billion highway bill to keep federal surface transportation programs funded for another two years. A multi-year authorization has been stalled over the inability to find funding to pay for what's supposed...
  • White Hall farmer donates Monsanto grant funds to Penn-Mar Human Services

    White Hall farmer donates Monsanto grant funds to Penn-Mar Human Services
    Daniel Pieper, of Hunter Mill Farm in White Hall, donated a $2,500 grant he won to Penn-Mar Human Services in Freeland Tuesday, March 27. Pieper applied for the grant in December and was informed he was the Baltimore County winner of Monsanto's...
  • Baltimore County gets FEMA grant for Sandy damage

    Baltimore County gets FEMA grant for Sandy damage
    The Federal Emergency Management Agency will grant Baltimore County disaster aid to help pay for damage from Superstorm Sandy, officials announced Thursday. Under the grant program, the federal government will reimburse the county for expenses,...
  • Amscot campaign to raise money for OCPS Foundation

     
    Starting Monday and running through August, Amscot Financial will be asking customers to add “Just a Dollar” to their transactions to help fund the Orange County Public Schools Foundation's Read2Succeed and teacher grant programs. Read2Succeed...
  • Race to the Top, early-learning version: Maybe FL can/will apply?

     
    The U.S. DOE today released the application for a new Race to the Top competition for early learning. As we wrote last month,┬áthere looked to be a good chance Florida would be ineligible to apply — or vie for $100 million — because it had...
  • Individuals in Valley eligible for FEMA aid from Hurricane Irene

     
    Individuals in the Lehigh Valley have been declared eligible for federal aid for damage caused by Hurricane Irene. The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Sept. 13 announced it added Lehigh, Northampton, Monroe, Montgomery and Bucks counties to the...