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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Federal school grant program jump-starts efforts to fix troubled schools

    After two years, the federal program providing billions of dollars to help states and districts close or remake some of their worst-performing schools remains an ambitious work in progress, with roughly 1,200 turnaround efforts under way but still no...
  • 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...
  • Obama declares major disaster in Md. for derecho

    President Barack Obama on Thursday declared a major disaster in Maryland following the storms and high winds of late June and early July, and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected. The deadly derecho...
  • School free-lunch program dogged by abuses at CPS

    School free-lunch program dogged by abuses at CPS
    When a teachers assistant at Chicago's North-Grand High School handed in her child's lunch form last school year, it showed that her household made too much money for the child to receive free lunches. So the school's assistant clerk told the woman to...
  • President's proposal on tuition, student aid raises hopes and concerns

    Higher-education leaders in Maryland praised an effort unveiled by President Barack Obama on Friday to make college more affordable but expressed unease about still-emerging details that could have an impact on federal funding and student aid. Calling...
  • October Storm Hits Connecticut

    Nov 8 Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area. About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...