Archive for 'Education'

Maryland Community Colleges to Enhance Job Training to Meet Cyber Industry Demand

Maryland Community Colleges to Enhance Job Training to Meet Cyber Industry Demand

A group of community colleges in Maryland will receive nearly $15 million from the U.S. Department of Labor to strengthen job training programs for students pursuing information technology.

Community of Coders in Washington Uses Technology to Confront Social Issues

Community of Coders in Washington Uses Technology to Confront Social Issues

A group of computer programmers in the Washington area is using coding skills to effect social change, collaborating on public-service projects and teaching underrepresented groups how to code.

Maryland Democrats Continue to Press Hogan on School Construction Funding

Maryland Democrats Continue to Press Hogan on School Construction Funding

Maryland's Democratic leaders on Thursday said Larry Hogan plans to cut $450 million from school construction funding – a claim Maryland House Minority Leader Nicholaus Kipke said was an "outrageous lie."

Severna Park School Showcases Environmental Efforts to Federal and State Officials

Severna Park School Showcases Environmental Efforts to Federal and State Officials

Officials from the U.S. Department of Education and the Maryland State Board of Education visited Folger McKinsey Elementary School in Severna Park to witness its efforts to teach students about the environment and reduce its own environmental impact.

Teens Free to Have Fun and be Loud…At a Library

Teens Free to Have Fun and be Loud…At a Library

The Bowie Branch Library in Prince George's County recently opened a new "Teen Zone" creating a safe place for students to do anything they want...and be as loud as they want.

Baltimore City School Kids Learn How to Be Green Pioneers

Baltimore City School Kids Learn How to Be Green Pioneers

Some Baltimore City kids are getting a chance to become the next generation of "green" pioneers, thanks to a generous donation from the Environmental Protection Agency.

As Upward Bound Turns 50, Program at UMBC Evolves to Serve Students

As Upward Bound Turns 50, Program at UMBC Evolves to Serve Students

The Upward Bound program at UMBC is keeping up with the times by training students to become leaders.

Autonomy Of Local Schools Uncertain

Autonomy Of Local Schools Uncertain

Local schools have struggled to remain autonomous with binding regulations coming from the state and federal education departments.

Baltimore’s War of 1812 Artifacts

Baltimore’s War of 1812 Artifacts

A community archaeological dig in Baltimore looks to uncover artifacts from the Battle of Baltimore during the War of 1812.