Archive for 'Education'

Juvenile Offenders Speak About Self-Respect, Change in Oratorical Contest

Juvenile Offenders Speak About Self-Respect, Change in Oratorical Contest

The state Department of Juvenile Services, partnered with the Maryland Department of Education, hosted its 20th annual oratory competition Wednesday. Thirteen youths came from across Maryland to deliver 3-5 minute speeches inspired by the poem "Myself" by American poet Edgar Albert Guest.

State Report Aims to Help Maryland Campuses Address Sexual Assault

State Report Aims to Help Maryland Campuses Address Sexual Assault

Attorney General Doug Gansler on Thursday announced a state report on sexual assault on Maryland's campuses -- a national issue recently addressed by the Obama administration through its "It's On Us" campaign.

Top Teacher in the Country Baltimore County’s Sean McComb Shares Advice on How to Succeed in the Classroom

Top Teacher in the Country Baltimore County’s Sean McComb Shares Advice on How to Succeed in the Classroom

He's been named the TOP teacher in the country and on Tuesday Baltimore County English instructor Sean McComb shared his advice on how to succeed in the classroom at a celebration of National Blue Ribbon Schools from across the country.

Maryland After-School Program Demand Still Far Exceeds Supply

Maryland After-School Program Demand Still Far Exceeds Supply

A survey released last month found that 87 percent of Maryland’s parents are satisfied with their child’s after-school program. But it also found that demand for after-school activities far exceeds the supply.

Rock ‘N Roll Cafe Provides Real World Training for Students at Md. School for the Blind

Rock ‘N Roll Cafe Provides Real World Training for Students at Md. School for the Blind

Students at Maryland School for the Blind work at Rock & Roll Cafe as a way to enhance their skills and work ethic.

Hagerstown Prison’s Buzzing Approach to Inmate Education

Hagerstown Prison’s Buzzing Approach to Inmate Education

Inmates at the Maryland Correctional Training Center in Hagerstown are trained in the science of caring for bees while also learning lessons that just might help them when they leave the facility.

Students Talk National Security with Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger

Students Talk National Security with Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger

A small group of Dundalk High School students get to talk national security with Maryland Second District Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger, ranking member of the House Select Committee on Intelligence.

Panel Tackles the Question of Whether Washington’s NFL Team Name Should Stay or Go

Panel Tackles the Question of Whether Washington’s NFL Team Name Should Stay or Go

The Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism at the University of Maryland tackled a proposed controversial name change for Washington's NFL team.

Panelists Debate Whether Student-Athletes are Employees

Panelists Debate Whether Student-Athletes are Employees

The State of College Athletics, held Oct. 21, 2014 in Washington, D.C., raised the question of whether student-athletes should be paid and whether they are university employees. CNS-TV's Dennis Ting has the story.

Celebrating Second Chances Through Adult Education

Celebrating Second Chances Through Adult Education

Center learners joined with local officials in Baltimore to celebrate National Adult Literacy Week and  the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act that was signed into law earlier this year making it possible for many adults to return to the classroom to get their high school degrees.