Educators, Parents Concerned About Lack Of Mask Mandate In Maryland SchoolsThe first day of the new school year for many students and staff across the state is officially in the books. The conversation about keeping students, staff and the community at large safe remains top of mind for state leaders, especially with students younger than 12 still unable to get vaccinated.
Families Across The Region Share How They Prepared For First Day Of SchoolFor the first time in 16 months, tens of thousands of backpacks have been packed and students are leaving their homes to attend school in person.
First New Catholic School In Nearly 60 Years Opens For Students In Baltimore MondayThe first new Catholic school built in Baltimore in roughly 60 years opened its doors Monday to hundreds of youngsters, who entered the gleaming new building with a mix of enthusiasm and first-day-back jitters.
Some Anxiety As Many Students Prepare For Return To ClassroomsIt's back to school this week for many students in the Baltimore area. While most are excited to head back to class, some are nervous as the COVID-19 pandemic lingers on.
Maryland Teacher On Leave After Refusing To Wear MaskA Maryland teacher said she was placed on leave after refusing to comply with a school mask mandate. Angela Harders, a special education teacher at Paint Branch High School, said she was taking a stand against forced masking, The Washington Post reported.
Maryland State Board Of Education Votes In Favor To Mandate Masks In Schools Maryland's State Board of Education announced that they voted in favor of mandating masks in schools this upcoming academic year.
Maryland Board Of Education To Meet Thursday To Discuss Emergency Regulation Of Mask MandatesThe Maryland Board of Education is set to meet this Thursday to discuss emergency regulation of school mask mandates. 
Federal Aid Could Make Big Impact, Baltimore Schools SayEducators in Baltimore say an enormous infusion of federal dollars for COVID-19 relief has the potential to transform aspects of district school programming while also providing a rare opportunity to make some long-needed infrastructure upgrades.
Howard County Introduces RTA Buss Pass For Middle & High School Students In Light Of School Bus Driver ShortageThe need is critical across the state and from coast to coast. School bus drivers are in short supply and the COVID-19 pandemic has only made it even more difficult to find and retain qualified drivers.
With The Start Of School Only Days Away For Some Districts, Parents Continue To Urge Universal MaskingThe debate continues on mandating universal masking in schools.
Morgan State University Welcomes Back Students For First Day Of ClassMorgan State University welcomed back students to campus for classes Monday.
Operation Backpack To Give School Supplies To Needy FamiliesAs kids get ready to head back to school, families are starting to load up on school supplies. Unfortunately, it’s an expense that some families can’t afford. That’s where Operation Backpack steps in to help.
Baltimore County Schools To Offer Free Meals To All StudentsBaltimore County Public Schools will offer all its students free breakfast and lunch throughout the upcoming school year, the district announced Friday.
Mayor Brandon Scott To Hold Annual Backpack Giveaway At AFRAMMayor Brandon Scott announced that the annual Backpack Giveaway will be held Thursday, Aug. 26 at Middle Branch Park. 
'I'm Really Excited' McDaniel College Welcomes Class Of 2025McDaniel College in Westminister welcomed the class of 2025 Thursday and hundreds of new students moved into their dorms.