High School Graduation Rate Reaches New High President Barack Obama says changes made to demand more from teachers and students are paying off as high school graduation rates have reached a record high of 83.2 percent.
School Apologizes for Assignment Featuring Racial Slur A high school principal in Lexington, Kentucky has apologized after a teacher handed out an assignment asking students to share their thoughts about the N-word.
Dyslexia Program Is Changing Lives for Low-Income Baltimore Children, AdultsIt’s a language based learning disability affecting the reading skills of one in every five people here in the United States, but great strides are being made in helping those with dyslexia.
Baltimore Vaccination Deadline: Thousands of Students Could Be Barred From ClassroomToday is the deadline for Baltimore City school students to meet vaccinations requirements or they will be barred from the classroom.
Thousands Lack Vaccination Requirements In Baltimore City SchoolsThousands of Baltimore City school students are at risk of being turned away from their schools next week if they don't get immunized.
Some Concerned Over School's Decision to Not Factor In HomeworkSchool officials in Baltimore County are speaking out after a new controversial grading policy goes into effect.
ACT Scores Show Many Grads Not Ready for College-level Work The latest scores from the ACT college entrance exam suggest many of this year's high school graduates aren't ready for college-level course work.
Baltimore Co. Schools Won't Be Grading Students on Homework, BehaviorA new grading policy is stirring up controversy in Baltimore County after educators decide that students will be graded only on what they learn, not how they behave or if they do their homework.
Big Dreams for Students As Learning Begins in AACo.The new school year begins today for thousands of students and teachers in Maryland, including at Anne Arundel County's Park Elementary School. WJZ's Devin Bartolotta has more on the thousands of fresh faces with big dreams and eager to learn.
Baltimore Officials Add Finishing Touches Before Thousands Head Back to SchoolOfficials are adding finishing touches before day number one. The task is massive--preparing 159 schools. That's hundreds of classrooms with four set me to sparkle and walls that need to be spotless. Ava-joye Burnett reports.
Mayor Fires Back As Threat of City Shutdown LoomsA threat to gridlock Baltimore’s budget and shutdown city services brings a strong response from the mayor.
171 Full Time Baltimore City School Jobs Being EliminatedOfficials have announced that 171 full time positions are being eliminated from Baltimore City schools.