District of Columbia school officials say 98 teachers have been fired after receiving low scores on a key evaluation instrument.
Drivers in a hurry now have several 500-plus horsepower options. Hold on tight!
Federal education officials say Maryland will receive another $6.7 million to continue turnaround efforts in the state’s worst schools.
The Beach Boys — Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston and David Marks — will reunite on the Grammy stage on Sunday, performing live together for the first time in more than two decades.
As we begin a new year, we will (as always) look brightly forward with our newfound resolutions to be slimmer, happier, more peaceful, more involved and all around better versions of ourselves. As we fondly finish off 2011 and begin to embrace 2012, why not commit to a more cultured and artistic ‘you’? With the exhibits and performances gracing the Baltimore area this winter, it shouldn’t be a difficult resolution to keep, and you’ll be entertained through it all.
It’s the opportunity of a lifetime to participate in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade. Six Maryland students are leaving Saturday to do just that.
More than 2,700 top history students from across the country are gathering at the University of Maryland for the National History Day Contest.
Metro is lowering its performance goals for trains and buses running on schedule and for the number of escalators in working order.
Metro General Manager Richard Sarles says the transit system’s bus and rail network regularly fails to meet performance standards and reversing the decline will take years.
Most of the 26,000 white-collar workers at General Motors Co. will get performance bonuses of 4 to 16 percent of their base salaries this year, but payments to a small number could be 50 percent or more, the company confirmed late Thursday.