Education

Anne Arundel County School Board of Education considers raising school bus driver wages

The Anne Arundel County School Board of Education votes to increase school bus driver compensation by $5 an hour and offers incentives to maintain and recruit drivers.

Facebook whistleblower testifies before members of the Senate

Former Facebook employee Frances Haugen fielded questions and shared insight into Facebook’s daily routines at the media giant.

Netflix donates over $5 million to fund a memorial scholarship in honor of Chadwick Boseman at his alma mater.

Netflix recently donated over $5 million to help fund a memorial scholarship in honor of Chadwick Boseman.

Maryland holds game in honor of mental health awareness

Maryland football wears green ribbons in honor of mental health awareness for their game against Iowa.

Frederick County Public Schools creates program for incoming Kindergartners

Frederick Co., MD-The Rising Kindergarten program will take place this summer in elementary schools all over Frederick County, Maryland. This aims to help rising kindergarten students adjust to being in the classroom after online learning. 

Prince George’s Community College teaches healthy habits for free

Largo, MD- The culinary program at Prince George’s Community College is offering free classes to anyone who wants to learn how to create a healthier lifestyle for residents. This program is in partnership with the American Heart Association.

Dr. Darryl J. Pines makes history as the University of Maryland’s first Black president

College Park, MD- The University of Maryland celebrates the inauguration of Darryl J. Pines as its 34th president with a formal investiture ceremony.

The University of Maryland has received 5400 vaccine doses to be administered on campus

College Park, MD – After announcing that campus would reopen in the fall, the University of Maryland has received 3000 vaccine doses, in addition to an original 2400, for the campus community. The University Health Center Director says he believes…

Group pushing to reopen Montgomery County Public Schools asks Governor Larry Hogan to intervene

Montgomery County, Maryland – After the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its schools reopening plan to modify physical distancing in elementary schools from six feet to three feet, Montgomery County Public Schools reopening group TogetherAgainMCPS urges Governor Larry…

Morgan State University alumnus donates $20 million

Baltimore, MD- Morgan State University recently received a $20 million donation, the largest given by an alumnus. The money will provide scholarships for students who demonstrate financial need.