Green Ribbon Award Encourages Eco-friendly Principles

The Lucy School in Middletown is one of four Maryland schools nominated for the first federal Green Ribbon Award, honoring environmental practices, which will be awarded Monday.

Green Ribbon Award Encourages Eco-Friendly Principles

MIDDLETOWN – Before Eva Sanderson first started teaching preschoolers at the Lucy School 10 years ago, she couldn’t help but wonder if the tiny private school’s focus on eco-friendliness and sustainability was just a gimmick

MADD Maryland Mom Says Talk to Teens About Drinking

Family members or parents supply alcohol to 26 percent of teen drinkers, according to new data announced by Mothers Against Drunk Driving. The group presented the data to promote the second annual PowerTalk 21 day, which advocates conversations between parents and teens about the dangers of underage drinking. Carrie Hoover, of Derwood, who attended the news conference, told the story of her son, who was killed in a drunken-driving accident in Olney.

MADD Maryland Mom Says Talk to Teens About Drinking

WASHINGTON – Carolyn “Carrie” Hoover of Derwood has a message for parents of teenagers: Don’t give up talking to them about underage drinking

Maryland Hits Hurdles in Race to the Top

Problems with teacher evaluation systems and data management have only slightly strained Maryland’s progress toward implementing Race to the Top reforms, according to a report released by the Center for American Progress.

Maryland Hits Hurdles in Race to the Top

WASHINGTON – Problems with teacher evaluation systems and data management have only slightly strained Maryland’s progress toward implementing Race to the Top reforms, according to a report released by the Center for American Progress

For Germantown Student, a Dream Deferred

One morning last week, Jorge Steven Acuna, a 19-year-old aspiring surgeon, was preparing for another day of school at Montgomery College in Germantown.

Education Experts Give Graduation Rate Calculations Failing Grade

WASHINGTON – The University of Maryland in Prince George’s County’s College Park has an 82 percent graduation rate

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

WASHINGTON – In a roundtable discussion today at the U

Education Experts Give Graduation Rate Calculations Failing Grade

Graduation rates are used to evaluate the academic merits of colleges and universities, but some education leaders and analysts say more accurate indicators are needed to gauge the success of schools.