Peeling paint, live wires and mold–all found inside a Baltimore City school. Now a state senator is demanding answers from the school system about what he calls an emergency situation.
Sleep in. After years of parents and students pushing, one Maryland county will shift school schedules later in the day. Just how much later? That’s still to be determined.
New efforts to get Montgomery County schools to show the same respect to Muslim holidays as they do for Christian and Jewish holy days.
A new Maryland law will enable an entire school to qualify for free breakfast and lunch, instead of only individual students.
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.