About 400 western Maryland public school teachers are gathering in Hagerstown for a three-day meeting aimed at helping poor students do better.
Communities in Baltimore, Prince George’s County and the Eastern Shore are among those selected to receive Green Streets grants to protect the environment as well as create green jobs.
The Kennedy Center in Washington is honoring 10 teachers with $10,000 grants for inspiring and influencing their students.
The Maryland Community Health Resources Commission is awarding $1.1 million to improve access to medical and dental care statewide.
A change of heart for the Susan G. Komen Foundation three days after it pulled funds for cancer-screening away from Planned Parenthood.
Nine states won a collective $500 million Friday from the federal government to help make pre-K and other early learning programs more accessible and better capable of narrowing the achievement gap between those who start kindergarten without any formal schooling and those who do.
A million dollars might just buy some answers in the Chesapeake.
Two Baltimore-based nonprofit companies have received $200,000 each in unrestricted grants and leadership training from Bank of America.
The Maryland Board of Public Works on Wednesday approved about $18 million in grants for three county school systems from money that will be raised by an increase in the sales tax on alcohol, although one board member questioned why $2 million to replace natural grass football fields with artificial turf at two high schools in Howard County was a priority.
Environmental projects across the Chesapeake Bay watershed will receive $10.9 million in grants.
Conservation grants announced by federal agriculture officials include funding for Chesapeake Bay programs.
The U.S. Department of Transportation is awarding more than $485,000 to the state of Maryland to preserve 277 rural acres near the western Maryland town of LaVale.