Less than half of Maryland's kindergartners are ready to tackle the Common Core curriculum that's being rolled out in schools, state officials reported Tuesday.
A Northwest Baltimore community fighting to save its school — considered an anchor of the neighborhood — has been granted the rare opportunity to plead its case before a state administrative judge.
The Baltimore city school board is considering applications to open or expand charter schools, even as questions are debated about funding levels for the ones it currently has.
Jacqueline Andrews stood admiring as a bright pink butterfly took shape on her granddaughter's face Saturday, and reminisced about watching her Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood reclaim its civility.
A 17-year-old boy was shot in in West Baltimore on Saturday, Baltimore police officials said.
A coalition of youth and juvenile justice advocates called on the city school system Thursday to refrain from suspending or expelling teenagers arrested in last week's rioting in Baltimore.
U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez and Education Secretary Arne Duncan spent Wednesday afternoon at Frederick Douglass High School, where they discussed financial literacy and heard students' concerns about the lack of jobs and opportunities in Baltimore.
The Baltimore city school board voted Monday to adopt a $1.3 billion budget proposed by schools CEO Gregory Thornton, but a funding increase for neighborhood schools remains in limbo and charter school leaders say they're being shortchanged.