The first school bell of the year should not ring until after Labor Day, Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot maintains, and now he’s planning to start a petition to see how many people agree with him.
U.S. News and World Report’s annual list of the nation’s best high schools was released this week, and eight local schools made the top 100.
Maryland school systems will be able to apply for waivers of up to five snow days incurred during this year’s winter weather.
Maryland schools plan to start their annual round of standardized tests this week, despite legislators’ efforts to cancel them this year.
Gov. Martin O’Malley is announcing $5.5 million in grants to boost digital learning and to help high school students earn college credit.
For the fifth time in as many years, Maryland’s public schools rank first in the nation according to Education Week’s annual ‘Quality Counts’ rankings.
Maryland will receive $6.7 million from the federal government to continue turnaround efforts in the state’s worst schools, adding to the $60 million it has already received.