Public schools are set to begin the Maryland School Assessments in less than five weeks, but lawmakers who consider the test too outdated say there’s still time to cancel it for the year. Next week the House of Delegates will review a proposal to do that.
Growing populations and aging facilities. That’s what Maryland’s three largest counties say they’re dealing with when it comes to public schools. Tuesday, the “big three” joined together in Annapolis to push for funding.
Title lost. The five-year No.1 education ranking for Maryland schools is over. The national magazine that ranks districts is changing the way it selects the best schools.
The Garrett County Commissioners are offering the county school system $2.2 million to avert the threatened closure of three elementary schools.
A doctor in Columbia says there are children who have been labeled as lazy or hyper or learning deficient who are none of those things. Instead, they have a simple problem getting their brain to communicate with their eyes.
In Kelly Thompson’s household, extracurricular activities are history.
Members of the Newtown, Conn., community, including the parent of a teacher killed in a school massacre a year ago, gathered at the National Cathedral Thursday for a vigil to remember those who lost their lives because of gun violence.
A former Washington private school teacher who was once featured on the FBI’s list of most wanted fugitives pleaded guilty Thursday to child pornography charges and faces decades in prison.
A handful of Maryland schools are on the state’s short list of best schools. The winners of the Blue Ribbon School Awards were announced Wednesday.
Montgomery County education officials are forming a work group to recommend ways to use extra class time proposed for elementary school students.
Advocates are urging the Anne Arundel County Board of Education to push back school start times next year to give students more time for sleep.
Revamping high schools. It’s part of a new initiative President Barack Obama unveiled to get students better prepared for the workplace.