While Maryland’s school system has had the top spot in a publication’s annual ranking of the nation’s schools for five years in a row, the state is far from the top of a new report comparing eighth-graders in the United States with other states and 38 other countries.
The chairwoman of the Smithsonian Institution’s Board of Regents plans to step down from the museum and research complex because President Barack Obama is nominating her to lead the National Science Foundation.
Summer school with a twist. Baltimore City students are getting a chance to put their math and science skills to the test.
The Smithsonian Institution continues to use substandard facilities in suburban Maryland to store important art and science collections, despite risks cited in a 2006 audit, according to the inspector general of the museum complex.
A Maryland work group studying pesticide use is holding its first meeting.
The war on drugs is mostly fought by law enforcement. But the Obama Administration is about to launch some softer weapons.
The U.S. lags behind other countries when it comes to preparing students for science, engineering and math courses. One group of writers believes that more media attention could boost the number of interested students.
A national commission is holding a summit aimed at improving education in science, technology and math.
Contrary to popular belief, cranberry juice and other products made from them are not useful in preventing urinary tract infections.
Johns Hopkins University has been awarded a $7.4 million grant to help boost science and math learning in Baltimore elementary schools.
The state of Maryland is honoring people who donated their bodies to science.
A Maryland teenager has won $75,000 for coming up with a screening method for early-stage pancreatic cancer.