After 14 years of separation from her parents and a harrowing journey across the U.S. border, Milsa Martinez finds solace in the northern Virginia high school where she’s perfecting her English and learning civics and math.
The excitement of acceptance into that dream college has passed. The first day of classes is still weeks away. But the resources provided by high school teachers and computer labs are no longer available for recent graduates.
The District of Columbia school system won’t include students’ standardized test scores in teacher evaluations for the upcoming academic year as it adjusts to new tests that adhere to Common Core academic standards.
Students and parents in Montgomery County, some dressed in their pajamas, are protesting to push back school start times.
President Barack Obama is drawing attention to girls’ science and engineering accomplishments as he announces efforts to diversify the nation’s technological workforce.
Comptroller Peter Franchot is praising a vote by a state task force to recommend a longer summer break for Maryland students.
As schools around the U.S. implement national Common Core learning standards, parents trying to help their kids with math homework say that adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing has become as complicated as calculus.
The Maryland Board of Public Works has approved an additional $131 million in unallocated funding for school construction funding.
Becky Domokos-Bays of Alexandria City Public Schools has served her students whole-grain pasta 20 times. Each time, she said, they rejected it.
A Maryland high school teacher who helps push students toward college is being honored at the White House as the National Teacher of the Year.