Ten Md. School Districts Recognize Religious Holidays by Name

This school year, 14 of Maryland’s 24 school systems will not recognize any religious holidays — such as Christmas and Rosh Hashanah – by name.

Maryland After-School Program Demand Still Far Exceeds Supply

A survey released last month found that 87 percent of Maryland’s parents are satisfied with their child’s after-school program. But it also found that demand for after-school activities far exceeds the supply.

Community of Coders in Washington Uses Technology to Confront Social Issues

A group of computer programmers in the Washington area is using coding skills to effect social change, collaborating on public-service projects and teaching underrepresented groups how to code.

Maryland Community Colleges to Enhance Job Training to Meet Cyber Industry Demand

A group of community colleges in Maryland will receive nearly $15 million from the U.S. Department of Labor to strengthen job training programs for students pursuing information technology.

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.

O’Malley Administration Unveils Website to Help Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

The website, Buscando, is the newest phase in Maryland’s response to the needs of unaccompanied immigrant children in the state.

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.