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Friends School educator named 2018 Maryland History Teacher of the Year by Gilder Lehrman Institute

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Friends School educator named 2018 Maryland History Teacher of the Year

Molly Smith, an Upper School history teacher at Friends School of Baltimore, has been named the 2018 Maryland History Teacher of the Year by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, an American history nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the knowledge and understanding of American history through K-12 educational programs and resources.

Towson’s Teachers Tackle New Teaching Standards

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The new hot thing in the education world is Common Core State Standards — a movement to get all the diverse educational requirements across the United States aligned and consistent. (So far, 45 states have signed on; the holdouts are Texas, Virginia, Alaska, Nebraska, and Minnesota.) But as national standards change, that means teachers have to change, too — which is where Towson University’s new program steps in.

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