Push To Build More High Schools Could Bump Taxes In Baltimore CountyFor every new high school, $9 million is added to the county's operating budget for the next 20 years- which would likely mean a tax increase for Baltimore County, even with help from the state.
Baltimore County Middle School Wins National Middle School Kindness Challenge Students at General John Striker Middle School were named the "National Middle School Kindness Challenge Champion" on Thursday, a distinction honoring their efforts to improve school climate and make school a safe and supportive place.
Baltimore County School Board Approves $1.6 Billion BudgetThe Baltimore County school board passed a proposed budget for the upcoming school year.
Baltimore City Schools Among Lowest In Maryland's New Public School Rankings60 percent received four or five stars statewide, 95 percent of Carroll County schools, 91 percent of Howard County schools and 60 percent of Baltimore County schools received four or five stars.
Chadwick Elementary, Baltimore Highlands Elementary Test Positive For Dangerous Lead LevelsA 2017 state law requires schools to test for lead in water, and so far Baltimore County has found unacceptable levels in more than a dozen elementary schools, including Chadwick Elementary.
Viral Video Of Speeding School Bus Prompts Investigation From Baltimore County SchoolsThe family said they first reported the problem to Baltimore County Schools about six months ago. But some drivers continue to speed.
Baltimore County Proposes To Add 15 Minutes To School Day15 minutes a day adds up to two hours and 15 minutes a week that students are in school.
Balt. Co. Student Reprimanded For Taking A Knee During PledgeThe ACLU of Maryland submitted a request for the Baltimore County school system to clarify county rules on silent protests.
Former Baltimore County Schools Superintendent Begins Prison SentenceFormer Baltimore County Schools Superintendent Dallas Dance has started serving his jail sentence at Henrico County Jail in Virginia.
2nd Teen Charged As Adult In Pregnant Teacher's CarjackingAnother 16-year-old girl was charged as an adult in the carjacking of the pregnant teacher outside a Maryland elementary school.
Baltimore County Expands Student Laptops As Concerns LoomSchools in Baltimore County will be expanding student's use of laptops this month as part of one of the nation's largest digital overhauls of a school district.
Dallas Dance Spent More Than A Third Of 2016's School Days Traveling Out of State While SuperintendentFormer Baltimore County Schools Superintendent Dallas Dance spent more than a third of school days in 2016 traveling to education conferences that were out of state.
Franchot Says Schools Without A/C is a Civil Rights IssueState Comptroller Peter Franchot and the NAACP sent a letter to the Department of Justice arguing that many of the schools without air conditioning in low income communities is a civil rights issue.
Due to Heat, 36 Baltimore Co. Schools Closed Friday; City Schools Closing EarlyThirty-six Baltimore County schools will be closed Friday in ordinance with a new air conditioning policy
37 Baltimore Co. Schools Closed Thursday Due to Air Conditioning Policy; City Schools Closing EarlyThirty-seven Baltimore County schools will be closed Thursday due to the the county’s new policy that requires those without air conditioning to cancel classes when it’s too hot.