Scores for Maryland's graduating high school seniors on SAT tests have declined for the third year in a row, and results released Thursday suggest that less than half of Maryland students are leaving high school ready for college.
Baltimore County School Superintendent Dallas Dance requested a new contract from the school board at its regular meeting on Tuesday night.
Maryland schools Superintendent Lillian Lowery, who shepherded the state through three years of upheaval in school curriculum and testing, abruptly announced Friday that she's leaving the job.
On the first day at Lyons Mill Elementary school in Owings Mills on Monday, Alayla Michael was bursting with questions about the new laptops her class will use this school year.
Maryland received a new three-year waiver Thursday from the Department of Education for the federal No Child Left Behind law, providing the state flexibility in meeting some of the act's strict requirements.
Maryland State Superintendent Lillian Lowery has been named the Policy Leader of the Year by the National Association of State Boards of Education.
Due to a quirk in state law, Gov. Larry Hogan is making a slew of new appointments to state and local school boards this year, giving him the opportunity to steer the state's education policy toward a more conservative view.
A legislative audit of Baltimore County's public school system released Friday found that officials haven't always followed purchasing rules that would give the system the most competitively priced services and contracts.