State School Board Wants To Establish Target Metrics Before Lifting Mask Mandate In ClassroomsThe current mask mandate is set to expire in February, but the Maryland State Board of Education wants school officials to give local school systems so-called “off-ramps," or metrics to meet, to lift those mandates.
Baltimore County Public Schools Adds Extra Day To Thanksgiving BreakBaltimore County Public Schools on Friday announced schools and district offices will be closed the Wednesday before Thanksgiving.
Baltimore Nonprofit Uses Dirt Bike Culture To Spark STEM Interest In ChildrenThousands of children in Baltimore have now completed a program that uses dirt bikes to get them interested in the STEM field.
University of Maryland, Towson University Receive High Marks For LGBTQ InclusionUniversity of Maryland, College Park and Towson University are two of the most welcoming campuses for LGBTQ students and faculty, according to rankings by Campus Pride Index.
'I Get Scared To Go To School': Uptick In Violence In Baltimore County Schools Has Students Fearful & Parents ConcernedThere's a major uptick in violence in Baltimore County Schools. 
Baltimore Schools Monitor Student Laptops For Suicide SignsBaltimore public schools are using software that alerts officials when a student using one of the system’s laptops might be considering suicide.
Pfizer To Request Emergency Approval For Vaccines For Children Aged 12 And UnderBig news on the vaccine front; Pfizer has requested emergency use authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine for children age 5-11.
'What If They Get The Shot & In 5 Years Something Goes Wrong?' Possible Vaccine Mandates For Students Stir Up Debates In Anne Arundel CountyThe debate over COVID safety measures like masks was already a topic of debate. Now, a suggestion on mandating vaccines for children who are eligible could be stirring the pot once again.
Baltimore Docu-Series Shares The Stories Of Teens Raised In West Baltimore Growing up in West Baltimore presents a certain set of challenges. But those challenges don't define every child that comes out of those neighborhoods. 
'COVID Tore My Family Up': Ninth Grade Student At Green Street Academy On Life Support After Contracting COVID-19, Mother Also HospitalizedThe boy is a student at Green Street Academy, where Baltimore City Schools said there are six confirmed Covid cases. 
While Saying Students Represent A 'Small Fraction' Of COVID Cases, Hogan Criticizes School Systems For Not Enrolling In Testing ProgramGov. Larry Hogan criticized some Maryland school systems for not taking advantage of state testing programs and federal stimulus money to enhance safety in the classroom.