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.

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

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

Homeless Student Population Rises in Maryland

The homeless student population in Maryland continues to grow as a result of the recession, as national numbers have hit a record high.

LGBT Athletes Often Overlooked at High School Level

Maryland high schools and policymakers are trying to learn more about LGBT athletes to create a safer environment for them and students of all sexual orientations.

Reading, Writing With Paul Revere Proves Learning Is an Art

Imagine a classroom where math is taught with Matisse and reading is learned through drama rather than a textbook.

Shooting School Wins Grant for Violence Recovery Efforts

The school year started off with a tragic shooting, but now officials at Perry Hall High School are hoping to end the year on a note of resilience.

Maryland Law Allows Disabled Athletes to Excel

The Department of Education recently announced a national directive requiring schools to give equal opportunities in sports to students with special needs.

Maryland’s Best Teachers Say Profession Must Improve From ‘Inside Out’

The 2012 Maryland teachers of the year met with federal education officials today to discuss the ‘Respect Project,’ the U.S. Department of Education’s initiative to transform the teaching profession.