New Program Offers Free Meals, Cuts Hunger in Maryland Schools

Baltimore City joins list of school systems in Maryland offering free breakfasts and lunches to all students in public schools, regardless of income.

Educational Gender Gap Is Changing Around the World, New Study Finds

Women make up the majority of higher education degree-holders, study finds.

Westboro Baptist Church Protests Prompt Low-Key School Responses

Two Montgomery County high schools were visited by protesters from the controversial Westboro Baptist Church, but the responses were generally low-key.

Welcome to Washington’s “Catfe”

How about some whiskers with that latte? We know just the place in Washington.

For Some Students and Schools, SATs and ACTs Are Optional

Since the mid-1900s, the SAT and ACT have been staples for many high school students’ college applications and two of the exams most accepted by a majority of schools as proof of classroom capabilities. However, data shows that the number of colleges requiring standardized testing from students is steadily dropping.

National Geographic Investigator Details Wildlife Trafficking

An investigative reporter and National Geographic fellow Bryan Christy discussed wildlife trafficking and other issues at a special event hosted by the magazine.

Despite Odds, Sarbanes Still Pushing for Campaign Finance Reform

Despite long odds, Rep. John Sarbanes, D-Towson, is attempting to revive campaign finance reform legislation he says will give citizens more power in government.

Montgomery County Public Schools See Growth

Montgomery County Public Schools are seeing growth both inside the classroom and outside of it, according to new data released by the county.

A Papal Blessing – and High-Fives – Among the Homeless

Pope Francis visits the Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington to meet with the homeless and bless their meal.

Pope’s Washington Visit Means Transportation Delays

The papal events are expected to attract several hundred thousand visitors to Washington over the course of the three-day visit Tuesday through Thursday.