State officials say less than half of Maryland’s kindergartners are ready to tackle the Common Core curriculum that’s being rolled out in schools.
Getting students ready for the rigors of college. A new study finds Maryland is home to some of the best high schools in the country.
Several groups of children’s rights advocates are banding together, asking school leaders to put the punishment on hold.
If you have a student at a Maryland state school, you’re going to be paying more–significantly more. Starting in the fall, there will be a hike in tuition and possibly a surcharge on top of that.
One week after students return to class following riots in West Baltimore, members of President Obama’s cabinet visit Frederick Douglass High School.
Closing the gap. That’s what a proposed billion dollar city school budget is designed to do. The plan includes more money sent to classrooms and cutting top spots at school headquarters.
City schools in crisis. Amid a massive $108 million budget gap, the school CEO announces 100 layoffs by the end of June. It’s all in an effort to tighten the school system’s purse strings.
Following a heated debate over whether Baltimore City school police officers should be armed, city schools are changing the way school police operate.
Snow day meltdown. This winter caused a slew of closings and delays at schools across the state. Now it’s time to make up those days.
Thursday, April 2 will now be a half day.
A panel of Maryland lawmakers voted unanimously Friday for budget legislation that boosts education funding above Gov. Larry Hogan’s initial proposal and maintains a 2 percent cost-of-living adjustment for state employees.
It’s a problem many have been dealing with for several months–school delays, closures and early dismissals.