LifeBridge Health growing its teaching program

LifeBridge Health has plans to expand its teaching program to encompass more hospitals and more specialties. The Baltimore health system plans to extend its residency and fellowship programs, which primarily take place at Sinai Hospital, to Northwest Hospital. LifeBridge administrators are also exploring the possibility of creating a new fellowship for primary care physicians-in-training. (Balt. Bus. Journal)

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Law school job rates drop 

Fewer students graduating from Maryland’s two law schools are finding jobs, but a greater number are obtaining employment that requires bar passage, according to data from the American Bar Association. (Daily Record)

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Montgomery Co. transfers Kensington park for new middle school

Kensington’s Rock Creek Hills Local Park was officially transferred from the county parks department to the Montgomery County Board of Education.The park is slated to be the site of the new Bethesda-Chevy Chase Middle School. Rock Creek Hills Park, at 3701 Saul Road, has 13.3 acres with 11 acres suitable for building. (Gazette)

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Foose recruits from Montgomery, Baltimore

More transfers and promotions are taking place among school and central office administrators in the Howard County Public School System, along with the arrivals of several new hires from neighboring districts. The shifts Superintendent Renee Foose announced included two new employees each from her former school districts in Montgomery and Baltimore counties, where she served before becoming Howard's superintendent last year. (Patuxent)

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July 12 // Prince George’s County greets new schools chief Kevin Maxwell

Hundreds of Prince George's County parents, teachers, community leaders and elected officials stood in a receiving line at Crossland High School to shake hands with the district’s new chief executive officer, offer him congratulations and assistance in his new job, and, in some cases, make a complaint about the school system. Maxwell said it was “so rewarding to see so many people who worked with me, live in my community.” (Wash. Post)

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John Carroll School renovating former convent to house international students

When The John Carroll School in Bel Air opened its doors in September 1964, The Sisters of St. Joseph served as the faculty and lived in a building on campus officially known as the John Carroll Faculty House. By the early 2000s, only two sisters were living in the building, known as "the convent" by students and alumni, and the school began to pursue other uses for the structure. Two years ago, the school's board of trustees decided to use the former convent to house international students, a growing part of the student body. (Aegis)

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Maxwell sets last day as Anne Arundel superintendent: July 31

It’s going to be a long three weeks for the Anne Arundel County school board and outgoing schools Superintendent Kevin M. Maxwell. With the 61-year-old superintendent leaving his job to be CEO of the Prince George’s County Public School system on Aug. 1, he and the school board are scrambling to work out the details of his departure and find his replacement. (Capital)

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St. Mary's school administrators reorganized

Superintendent Michael Martirano announced his vision for next school year, including a reorganization of administrators to address what he said were new issues facing schools. The St. Mary’s school board this spring approved keeping Martirano on for a third four-year term that began this month. Martirano outlined what he called his new “10-point plan of priorities” to raise the bar for students and staff. (Enterprise)

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