Bryn Mawr Students Walk Out In Solidarity With Drama Teacher Who Was Allegedly Forced To ResignBryn Mawr students walked out of school Friday morning in solidarity with their Black drama teacher who they said was forced to resign after an incident with a white student.
Baltimore County Elementary School Students Back To In-Person Learning Four Days A WeekBaltimore County Public Schools will return elementary school students to in-person learning four days a week starting May 10.
Maryland Schools Continue Comparatively Slow Reopening PlanMaryland public school students have had some of the least opportunities in the nation to attend regular in-person instruction despite the state's moderate COVID-19 spread.
Frederick County Schools To Hold In-Person Graduation Ceremonies At Outdoor StadiumsFrederick County Public Schools announced Thursday they're planning in-person graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2021 at outdoor stadiums.
Baltimore County Leaders Propose Record Investment In Schools Ahead Of New School YearAfter an unusual school year due to the pandemic, Baltimore County leaders are proposing a record investment into schools ahead of next year.
Maryland Inmates Can Now Earn A Bachelor's Degree From Georgetown UniversityGeorgetown University has announced a new program that will allow some Maryland prison inmates to earn bachelor's degrees.
Companies Must Increase Cyber Security Training After Recent Ransomware Attacks In Baltimore-Area, Expert SaysLast week, the University of Maryland, Baltimore announced they were attacked by a ransomware group known as Clop in December.
Maryland Casinos Set Record $169M Revenue During MarchThe Maryland Lottery reported Monday that the state's six casinos raised about $169.2 million in the month of March. The record amount was reached after the lifting of capacity restrictions.
University Of Maryland, Baltimore Says Private Information Was Compromised In Ransomware AttackThe University of Maryland, Baltimore is dealing with a ransomware attack. The school says it happened in late December, but it just discovered the breach this week.
University Of Maryland, Baltimore Hires First Diversity, Equity & Inclusion OfficerThe University of Maryland, Baltimore hired its first Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer. Dr. Diane Berthoud will take over the position starting July 1.
Coppin State University To Use HBCU Funding To Invest In Recruiting, Retaining StudentsGov. Larry Hogan signed a bill to settle a 15-year-old federal lawsuit related to underfunding at the state's four historically Black colleges and universities.
'It Brings Me A Lot Of Joy' | Local High Schooler Holds Drive To Collect Prom Dresses For Students In NeedIt’s getting to be prom season and that means many are looking for a dress. While the cost can be a barrier for some, one local high school student has been working hard to make sure everyone can get one.
Intensive Tutoring Needed To Close The Education Gap Caused By COVID-19 Pandemic, Abell Foundation Study SaysA report last week found that failure rates have doubled or even tripled during the second semester at most Maryland schools amid the COVID-19 pandemic. A study out of the Baltimore-based Abell Foundation has some ideas to help close the learning gap.
Kids Are Dealing With Pandemic Learning Loss, Johns Hopkins Education Policy Director SaysStudies show in grades one through four, 10% fewer students are at their grade level in reading than there would have been without the pandemic. In math, that number jumps to 16%.
Maryland Adopts CDC's 3 Feet Physical Distancing Guidelines For K-12 SchoolsMaryland is lowering its physical distancing guidelines in classrooms from six feet apart to three feet apart.