High School

Montgomery Co. Votes for Plan that Would Eliminate High School FinalsThe Montgomery County Board of Education has voted to tentatively approve a plan that would eliminate high school final exams next school year.
D.C. Student Journalists Blast Principal's Plan to Review StoriesStudent journalists at a northwest Washington high school are at odds with the school's new principal over a policy requiring that the students allow her to review all of the school newspaper's work before publication.
5 Tips on How to Beat SenioritisNearly every student entering his or her last year in school will face senioritis. Here are a few tips and tricks to help keep yourself motivated and on track.
Va. to Launch Online High School in FallThe Virginia Department of Education is launching a pilot program in the fall that will allow students to earn a high school diploma without stepping inside a classroom.
72K Ladybugs Released in Md. School as Senior PrankA senior prank in which 72,000 ladybugs were released in a public high school has several youths and adults facing criminal charges.
5 Md. Students Overdose on Prescription Drugs at High SchoolFour students at a western Maryland high school were rushed to the hospital after authorities say they overdosed on prescription drugs.
Md. Graduation Rate Hits Record HighThe Maryland State Department of Education says newly released data shows that more Maryland high school students are graduating than ever before.
Milford Mill Academy Put on Lockdown After Gun HoaxMilford Mill Academy is on lockdown to due a report of a gun in the school, officials say.
Virginia School Admin on Leave After Racial TweetA Virginia high school administrator is on leave after acknowledging that she retweeted an image that prompted a group of students to walk out of class in protest.
3 Fight for Lives After Washington School ShootingThree students fought for their lives in Seattle-area hospitals Sunday, days after being shot in the head during an attack at a high school on Washington's Puget Sound.
Is Competency-Based Learning The Future Of Education?The traditional approach to formal education ties students to classrooms. Competency-based education programs grant credentials based on what a student knows.
‘Youth CareerConnect' Grants Fund STEM Focused ProgramsCareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.