Archive for 'Education'

Maryland Legislator, Once Impoverished,  Wants To Give Back To Low-Income Students

Maryland Legislator, Once Impoverished, Wants To Give Back To Low-Income Students

Alonzo Washington made it out of the projects and into the Maryland State House, and now he has a new project of his own: help low-income students in the state obtain a higher education.

Students and Businesses Make the Best of the Power Outage

Students and Businesses Make the Best of the Power Outage

University of Maryland officials say there were no serious problems or lasting consequences from Tuesday’s power failure….

One Local Middle School Teacher is Giving Students a Reason to Rock

One Local Middle School Teacher is Giving Students a Reason to Rock

GERMANTOWN - Randi Levy has completely revamped Roberto Clemente Middle School's music program by giving students a chance to become rock stars.

ANTI-TRUANCY RALLY: Prince George’s County Students Find Fun in School

ANTI-TRUANCY RALLY: Prince George’s County Students Find Fun in School

The I Belong Here initiative has helped William Wirt Middle School raise attendance rates tremendously since the program was launched at the school in September.

Theater Tech Training Helps To Turn Young Lives Around

Theater Tech Training Helps To Turn Young Lives Around

Kids from local high schools take part in a theater technician after-school training program at Joe's Movement Emporium in Mount Rainier.

Maryland Schools Feel Pull Between GOP Governor, Democratic Majority

Maryland Schools Feel Pull Between GOP Governor, Democratic Majority

Gov. Hogan and Democrat legislators push education priorities - charter schools and K-12 funding, respectively - as 2015 legislative session comes to a close.

Hogan Once Again Grills University System Over Construction

Hogan Once Again Grills University System Over Construction

For the second consecutive meeting, the Board of Public Works on Wednesday criticized the University System of Maryland for vague and confusing language in requests for additional construction funding totaling more than $29 million, but eventually voted to approve the projects.

Budget Battle Continues Between Maryland Democrats, Gov. Hogan as Session Nears End

Budget Battle Continues Between Maryland Democrats, Gov. Hogan as Session Nears End

A committee of Maryland legislators on Friday afternoon pushed forward a state budget that would fully fund education.

Let Summer Be Summer: A Battle of the Boards

Let Summer Be Summer: A Battle of the Boards

For many of us Labor Day is synonymous with the start of the school year. But, in Maryland, many schools begin before the holiday. And that’s the rub.

Volunteer Easter bunny is a family tradition at Md. School for the Blind

Volunteer Easter bunny is a family tradition at Md. School for the Blind

At the Maryland school for the Blind’s traditional beeping Easter egg hunt, the role of Easter Bunny is a long-standing family tradition.