While Maryland public schools scored above national averages on a recent national reading assessment, the state had blocked more than half of English language learners and students with learning disabilities from taking the test.
The Cecil County Sheriff’s Office says a bus driver for the public school system has been charged with having sex with a 15-year-old student.
A published report says Maryland’s public schools are becoming more racially segregated as the state’s student population grows more diverse.
Eighteen Frederick County schools will have wireless Internet access installed for the next school year.
Baltimore County’s school superintendent plans to put a computer in every student’s hand, and to require more foreign languages.
A new report says gaps in student achievement are widening by some measures in Montgomery County public schools.
Washington County public schools are adding more police officers. The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown reports that officials announced plans Tuesday to add two resource officers to the seven already working in the schools.
The man who writes the checks has signed onto a bill that would put a police officer in every Maryland public school.
D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray says the local government is preparing to open along with public schools in the city.
In recent decades, the government has taken to feeding needy children to combat the negativity of trying to learn while being hungry. Now, with new Obama administration regulations on school lunches, we have a government that is causing hunger.
The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) is calling attention to a Maryland bill just signed into law. Maryland public schools will now have emergency doses of potentially life-saving Epinephrine on hand for children with food allergies.
Comptroller Peter Franchot is continuing his push to require Maryland public school students to take a standalone course in financial literacy.