School Board Votes To Eliminate Class Rank For Anne Arundel County High SchoolsIt will allow schools to select valedictorians and salutatorian based on qualities like character and leadership, in addition to grade point average.
Hogan: 'No Question' More Accountability Needed In Baltimore Schools Amid Reports Of Grade FixingGov. Larry Hogan Thursday said there's "no question" more accountability is needed within the Baltimore City Public School system after reports surfaced of grades being improperly inflated within the district.
Baltimore County Schools To Discuss Whether School Will Start Before Or After Labor DayLater Tuesday, Baltimore County School leaders will discuss the upcoming school year calendar, and whether County Public Schools will start before or after Labor Day.
New Program With Pratt Libraries Brings Books, Tech Into Baltimore LaundromatsHipp Laundromat is one of four locations across the city that the initiative is investing in.
Governor Hogan Announces Program To Help With Student Loan DebtThe governor announced the launch of "Smart Work" for state employees after it was first announced last year.
Virginia Beach Schools To Increase Recess TimesRecess times for students a part of the Virginia Beach City Public Schools will be increased.
'Tastewise Kids' Brings In 'Clavel' Chef To Make Salads Fun For Kids, Promote Healthy EatingLearning about food, where it comes from and how to make healthy choices can be as important in education as reading or writing.
6-Year-Old Speller Balances Bee With Reality TV, Social Media StardomSeventeen of those got in through the bee's wild-card program, but Akash, who's from San Angelo, Texas, won his regional bee.
Board Appoints Dr. Darryl L. Williams As New BCPS SuperintendentThe Board of Education of Baltimore County voted earlier Tuesday evening to appoint Dr. Darryl L. Williams as the next superintendent effective July 1.
Maryland Department Of Education Names 'Teachers Of The Year'This is the field of teachers that will compete for state Teacher of the Year. The winner then goes on to the national competition.
Johns Hopkins To Offer School Leaders Safety ProgrammingA new Johns Hopkins University initiative will offer short courses to principals and other school leaders as part of a push to create standards around school safety.
Maryland Schools Ranked Among Best In US, New Report FindsWalt Whitman High School in Montgomery County got the highest ranking at 93.
George Mason Tightens Donor Rules After Uproar Over KochFollowing an uproar over revelations that Virginia's largest university allowed the conservative Charles Koch Foundation to give input in some personnel decisions, the school is tightening its rules governing agreements with donors to ensure they don't infringe on academic freedom.
DOE Investigating Claims Of Bias Against Asian American Students In Montgomery County Public SchoolsThe U.S. Department of Education is investigating allegations of discrimination against Asian American students in Maryland's largest school system.
Md. Sen. Van Hollen Urges Passage Of Education Funding Measure Maryland Sen. Chris Van Hollen is scheduled to join Nevada Rep. Susie Lee to call for passage of a bill to promote public education funding.