Archive for 'Education'

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.

Gubernatorial Candidates Weigh In On Education Plans

Gubernatorial Candidates Weigh In On Education Plans

Maryland gubernatorial candidates have a variety of strategies for the future of pre-kindergarten and other state education issues.

English Program Aims to Change More than High Schoolers’ Writing

English Program Aims to Change More than High Schoolers’ Writing

Northwestern High School sits in the shadow of the University of Maryland.  But to many of its students -- less than half of graduates go on to enroll in a four-year college -- it might as well be hundreds of miles away.

Gov. O’Malley Signs More Than 100 Bills, Including Pre-K Expansion

Gov. O’Malley Signs More Than 100 Bills, Including Pre-K Expansion

Gov. Martin O’Malley signed more than 100 bills into law Tuesday, including a pre-K expansion and a law ending the practice of holding the owners of pit bulls to a different liability standard.