Archive for 'Education'

The Future Vote: Unique program aims at turning young volunteers into voters

The Future Vote: Unique program aims at turning young volunteers into voters

Middle school students may be too young to vote, but that's not stopping Montgomery County middle school students from getting involved in the election this year. Watch how a one of a kind program in Maryland make a difference.

State Standardized Testing and Kindergarten Assessment Bills Advance In Maryland General Assembly

State Standardized Testing and Kindergarten Assessment Bills Advance In Maryland General Assembly

Education bills that would limit standardized testing and use only a sample size of kindergartners for separate assessments successfully advanced during the past week.

SAX MAN: Elijah Balbed Reaches Musical Heights Thanks to Friends

SAX MAN: Elijah Balbed Reaches Musical Heights Thanks to Friends

The 26 year old musician has earned critical acclaim. But he's made it this far thanks to the mentors and friends that helped him along.

Teaching Life Lessons Through Chess

Teaching Life Lessons Through Chess

Kids and volunteers at the Columbia Association Youth and Teen Center share a bond and learn some lessons through a classically strategic game.

Local School Advocates For Healthy Eating

Local School Advocates For Healthy Eating

LANDOVER -- William Paca Elementary School is doing things a little bit different from the rest of the pack. All school children now receive free breakfast. CNS-TV's Jessie Karangu has the story.

Congressional Hockey: Lobbyists and Congressmen Face Off for Charity

Congressional Hockey: Lobbyists and Congressmen Face Off for Charity

Lobbyists and congressmen hit the ice at the 8th Annual Congressional Hockey Challenge.

READ ACROSS AMERICA DAY: Celebrating Dr.Seuss’ Birthday

READ ACROSS AMERICA DAY: Celebrating Dr.Seuss’ Birthday

State Comptroller Peter Franchot and students from Walter S. Mills-Parole Elementary School attend Read Across America Event at Anne Arundel County Library.

Senate Committee Considers a Later First Day of School, Additional Testing Regulations

Senate Committee Considers a Later First Day of School, Additional Testing Regulations

A roundup of Wednesday's Senate education committee hearing.

Committee Bill Roundup in Annapolis

Committee Bill Roundup in Annapolis

Tech schools; elderly taxes; college savings among the topics discussed.