With all the snow the Washington region has received this winter, school systems are running low — or, in some cases, have already hit their limit — on inclement weather days.
Public schools are set to begin the Maryland School Assessments in less than five weeks, but lawmakers who consider the test too outdated say there’s still time to cancel it for the year. Next week, the House of Delegates will review a proposal to do that.
An elementary school principal’s claim that she saw teachers erasing answers on students’ test sheets had reached District of Columbia Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson’s desk within 24 hours of the alleged incident in late 2010.
Police are reporting that two students have been shot at a Philadelphia school.
The swirling lines from Linden Bateman’s pen have been conscripted into a national fight to keep cursive writing in American classrooms.
Maryland education officials say the state’s graduation rate was 83.6 percent for the class of 2012, an increase of 1.5 percentage points over two years.
If you can’t stop or won’t stop twerking (we’re looking at you, Miley), Annapolis High School will kick you out of the dance.
Maryland candidates for governor are telling the state’s teachers some of their plans for improving education.
Federal numbers show that Virginia’s teachers are paid more than the national average, but educators in some areas of the state get significantly less.
AT&T is donating $5 million to a Washington-area charity that works to prevent students from dropping out of school.