Taskforce will study college students’ mental healthcare access

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 encouraging students to work the polls

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.

Fresh kicks motivating students in Baltimore

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.

Legislation seeks increase in education funding according to recommendations from the Kirwan Commission

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.

In-state tuition bill aimed at Dreamers advances in Md.

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.

High school culinary talents put to the test in annual competition

High school culinary talents are put to the test in annual competition

Governor Larry Hogan commits $175 million to increase school safety

Following the tragic shooting in Parkland, Florida, Governor Larry Hogan says he wants to make sure that something like that never happens in Maryland.

Montgomery County language programs link students to their culture

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)

Achievement gaps contribute to Maryland’s fall in education rankings

A Capital News Service analysis of state education data found the achievement gaps were especially pronounced in counties with the highest success rates.

UMD students protest, seek more action from university’s president

COLLEGE PARK, Maryland–University of Maryland students at the College Park campus walked out of classes Wednesday afternoon as part of a protest to President Trump’s executive order concerning refugees and immigrants. The students called for more support from University President…