Complexion of Maryland Teaching Corps Fails to Reflect Student Body

The state is working to recruit a teaching corps to more accurately reflect its student population because experts say it’s good for students to be taught by a diverse faculty, yet the percentage of black teachers continues to fall.

Esther’s Closet Turns Prom Dress Dreams Into Regal Reality

A new prom dress was out of the question for Imani Bowman, 17, when her mother lost her job just weeks before the big night. But a new prom gown donation project provided Bowman her dream dress for free.

School Resource Officers Bridge Gaps, Build Relationships

The mention of school resource officers in these days of mass shootings and terrorist bombings conjures the intimidating image of a gun-toting security guard for some, but Sgt. Mike Rudinski insists SROs are in schools for much more than just safety.

Students Tell Congress Financial Education Must Come Before College Debt

Increased financial literacy and guidance from universities are critical to lessen the burgeoning costs of higher education, a panel of students and education experts told a Senate committee Tuesday.

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.

Parents, School Cooperation Brings Success for Students With Challenges

Cecelia Scheeler was just 4 years old when she started exhibiting odd behavior — throwing a fit when walking by dirty laundry or refusing to sit on certain furniture. She would wash her hands until they bled.

Education Secretary visits Maryland school on heels of sequester

Federal budget cuts to early childhood education that could affect 800 Maryland students are a poor idea, according to Education Secretary Arne Duncan, who met Friday with students and teachers at Rolling Terrace Elementary School.

Mean Words Spark Campaign to Prompt Students to Mind Their Language

“That’s so gay… That’s retarded:” Phrases like these are the target of the University of Maryland’s Inclusive Language Campaign, launched in fall to remind students to be aware that their everyday language can be highly offensive.

Maryland Marching Band Honored With Inaugural Parade Appearance

The trumpets are polished, the tubas are shined and the drumsticks are dusted as part of the last-minute preparation for the Mighty Sound of Maryland’s performance in Monday’s 57th Inaugural Parade.