Franchot Says Schools Without A/C is a Civil Rights IssueState Comptroller Peter Franchot and the NAACP sent a letter to the Department of Justice arguing that many of the schools without air conditioning in low income communities is a civil rights issue.
Due to Heat, 36 Baltimore Co. Schools Closed Friday; City Schools Closing EarlyThirty-six Baltimore County schools will be closed Friday in ordinance with a new air conditioning policy
37 Baltimore Co. Schools Closed Thursday Due to Air Conditioning Policy; City Schools Closing EarlyThirty-seven Baltimore County schools will be closed Thursday due to the the county’s new policy that requires those without air conditioning to cancel classes when it’s too hot.
County School's AC Policy Stirs ControversyBaltimore County Schools have closed dozens of schools that are still without air conditioning as part of the new excessive heat policy.
Former Catonsville High Teacher Accused of Groping StudentA former Catonsville High teacher faces several charges for allegedly groping a 16-year-old student when he was teaching at the school more than a decade ago, authorities said.
Gov. Hogan Blasts Baltimore Co. Leaders Over Lack Of A/C In SchoolsBaltimore County leaders are blasted over lack of air conditioning in schools. Now the governor and the state comptroller are even threatening to cut off funding--if that's what it takes to get the problem fixed.
Balt. Co. Schools Will Soon Start EarlierWhile other Maryland counties have pushed back their opening bells, the movement for later school start times hit a roadblock in Baltimore County.
Snow May Cause Balt. Co. High Schools To Add Extra 1/2 DayThe start of spring may be just days away, but the scourge of our brutal winter is proving to be a problem for schools across the region.
Obama Names Baltimore County Schools Superintendent To Advisory Commission President Barack Obama has announced his intention to appoint Baltimore County Schools Superintendent S. Dallas Dance to the president's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans.
Baltimore Co. Students Work To Clean Up Their SchoolsFifteen minute sweep. Can you make your neighborhood school clean and green in a short amount of time?
Baltimore Co. Schools Approve Major Technology ContractA massive technology contract proposed for Baltimore County schools. It's part of an initiative to put laptops or tablets in the hands of every student.
School Officials Team Up, Head To Annapolis For More MoneyGrowing populations and aging facilities. That's what Maryland's three largest counties say they're dealing with when it comes to public schools. Tuesday, the "big three" joined together in Annapolis to push for funding.

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