Lawmakers, Educators Push for Less Classroom-Testing TimeThe Less Testing, More Learning Act would limit standardized testing to 2 percent of class time.
Protesters Block Betsey DeVos from Entering D.C. School (Watch)Protesters stopped Betsy DeVos from entering the SW D.C. middle school where she was to make her first visit as secretary of education on Friday.
Study: Poor People More Likely To Die In Traffic AccidentsResearchers say those with lower education levels do not have access to the latest safety features found in new cars.
Social Media Celebrates Educators With #WorldTeachersDayMonday marks World Teachers' Day, commemorating teachers' organizations and educators across the globe.
Sarcastic Ad Campaign Shows Teachers' Frustrations With Low School BudgetsA tongue-in-cheek ad campaign from Hefty is drawing attention to the issue of low funding in public schools across the country.
Study: Less Education May Mean Shorter LifespanA new study finds a correlation between higher education and a longer lifespan.
Study: 'Sesame Street' Improves School ReadinessResearchers found kids who watched Sesame Street regularly were better able to keep up with their grade level.
Md. Higher Education Appointee Doesn't Get Confirmation VoteGov. Larry Hogan's appointee to head the Maryland Higher Education Commission hasn't been confirmed by a Senate panel, which has held its last scheduled meeting this legislative session.
Md. Bill Would Add School Funds to Address High EnrollmentMaryland House Speaker Michael Busch is backing a measure to boost school construction money for counties experiencing high student enrollment growth.
State Education Board Votes to Expand SOL RetestingElementary and middle school students who fail this spring's Standards of Learning tests by narrow margins or because of extenuating circumstances can retake the exams before the end of the school year.
Senate President: Charter School Bill to Offer More OptionsCharter schools would have more flexibility when it comes to management and families would have more opportunities for education under a bill being considered in the Maryland Senate.
Hogan Takes Part in Nonpublic Schools Advocacy DayRepublican Gov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday urged approval of a tax credit for businesses that donate money to support education, but opponents say the proposal raises questions about whether state tax money should go to religious schools.