The new BA.2 variant is forcing several colleges in the DMV and one major U.S. city to reinstate masking requirements. This leaves Americans wondering if it is safe to begin making the transition to what many hope would be more “normal” lives.
College students report depression, anxiety, and related symptoms at a significantly higher rate during COVID-19; a task force to study mental healthcare access at Maryland colleges looks to address this.
The Poll Hero Project was started by high school, college, and a graduate student to encourage young people to volunteer as poll workers. They believe poll workers are essential to the election succeeding.
Some elementary school students in Baltimore are discovering the rewards of improving their grades and maintaining good behavior in school thanks to the efforts of a couple of local men.
Lawmakers urged the General Assembly to approve a funding plan based on the “Blueprint for Maryland’s Future.” The proposed legislation is an outgrowth of the work being done by the Kirwan commission which is looking at ways to improve Maryland’s school system and provide students with the resources to succeed in college and their careers.
A bill that aims to ensure young, undocumented Maryland students referred to as “Dreamers,” can pursue higher education by giving qualified individuals access to in-state tuition is advancing in the Maryland General Assembly.
Following the tragic shooting in Parkland, Florida, Governor Larry Hogan says he wants to make sure that something like that never happens in Maryland.
Leo Sun, 15, on a trip visiting family in China in 2016. Sun views these trips as an opportunity to practice speaking Chinese, which he has learned through the Montgomery County Public Schools language-immersion program. (Photo courtesy Beibei Sun)