The president of the five-campus University of Massachusetts system will leave to become chancellor of the University System of Maryland, the institutions announced Wednesday.
Attendance incentive. Baltimore City hosted a huge holiday party Monday for students at one school who had the best attendance record.
Maryland educators are trying to gauge what the state’s budget deficit might mean for school funding.
As the holiday approaches, some Maryland schools are decked in red and green, but a handful are using blue ribbons. Gigi Barnett reports on a local 2015 blue ribbon school.
A former head athletic trainer at Mount St. Mary’s University is going to jail for making and trading hidden-camera video of a 16-year-old girl.
Four Maryland private colleges are announcing gifts totaling $10.5 million from the Delaware-based Hodson Trust.
Calendar controversy. Muslim leaders are pushing to have equal recognition for Muslim holidays on school calendars in both Howard and Frederick counties. The move follows a similar fight in Montgomery County.
An Anne Arundel County high school student was arrested after he admitted to giving his teacher a pot brownie.
Mount St. Mary’s University says it has chosen the head of a California investment firm as its new president.
School search. While many students are waiting for the holiday break, others are selecting new schools to attend next year. This weekend, Baltimore schools hosted a School Choice Fair.
School threat. A bomb scare forces an Essex high school to close for the day while police investigate what they believe to be a suspicious package.
Spending freezes are now in place at the majority of Maryland’s public universities as they prepare for a projected $900 million state budget shortfall over two years.