The report card is in for Baltimore City schools. Students rank below the national average, but they’re still making some important progress.
Maryland’s fourth- and eighth-graders each showed improvements in reading compared to results from tests they took two years ago, but eighth-graders performed about the same in math, according to results from the National Assessment of Education Progress released Tuesday.
Vincent Lloyd Minto of Landover has a warrant charging him with first-degree murder. He was arrested Sunday in Reading and is awaiting an extradition hearing.
With up to 14 percent of adults in Anne Arundel County struggling with reading and writing, the Anne Arundel Literacy Council hires volunteers to tutor people in these skills.
Measures banning people from reading text messages while driving in Maryland are moving forward in the General Assembly.
A Republican senator objected Wednesday to comments made from the Senate dais by the vice president of the Maryland State Education Association, during an event celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday that promotes reading.
Maryland lawmakers are taking another hard look at distracted driving.