Education

Recent news

presented by
This advertiser has no influence over Editorial decisions or content.

K-12 Education

More K-12 Education
  • MVA debuts electronic school bus inspection system

    MVA debuts electronic school bus inspection system

    The Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration has installed a new electronic system of reporting school bus inspections, replacing its old, paper-based system, the agency announced Thursday. The Maryland School Bus Safety Inspection System, a mobile tablet-based method in which inspectors log their...

  • How a Bel Air 17-year-old earns $137 an hour

    How a Bel Air 17-year-old earns $137 an hour

    The following was submitted by Joseph M. Davis, a business teacher at C. Milton Wright High School, about one of his students. How does a 17-year-old teenager manage to make $16,500 in just four months, working about an hour a day? The million-dollar question might just end up in a million-dollar...

  • Do drink the water: Baltimore school system aims to make the fountains safe again

    Do drink the water: Baltimore school system aims to make the fountains safe again

    The Baltimore school system is taking steps to make drinking from school water fountains safe again, a decade after lead contamination prompted officials to ban students from using them. A Minnesota company will install and test filters on fountains at school system headquarters and two elementary...

Bridging the Divide

Read the series

Higher Ed

More Higher Ed
Attorney: Client has confessed to killing 4 Pa. men, including Loyola student

Attorney: Client has confessed to killing 4 Pa. men, including Loyola student

A jailed man who has been the focus of an investigation into the disappearances of four men — including a Loyola University Maryland student — admitted Thursday that he killed them and agreed to plead guilty to four murder counts, his attorney said. Cosmo DiNardo, 20, confessed to the commission...

More Education

More Education

More Education

  • In heroin fight, focus turns to educating young people

    In heroin fight, focus turns to educating young people

    In the battle to stem the epidemic of opioid addiction and overdoses in Maryland, state officials have opened a new front: teaching students from elementary school through college about the dangers of the powerful drugs. Public schools are tweaking drug-education lessons and colleges are preparing...

  • Baltimore and its schools are in a $100 million dispute over pensions

    Baltimore and its schools are in a $100 million dispute over pensions

    Two Baltimore auditors are locked in a dispute over who is responsible for a $100 million unfunded pension liability for city school employees. City auditor Robert McCarty said a review of the city's 2015 finances brought the issue to light. City officials are convinced that the responsibility for...

  • Pitbull considering opening Baltimore charter school

    Pitbull considering opening Baltimore charter school

    The rapper Pitbull may open a charter school in Baltimore. WBFF-TV reported on Wednesday the rapper says an application for opening SLAM Academy will be submitted soon, and that the school could open by September 2018. Sports Leadership & Management (SLAM) schools exist nationwide, including in...

  • Two University of Maryland employees allege racial discrimination in lawsuit

    Two University of Maryland employees allege racial discrimination in lawsuit

    Two University of Maryland employees filed a lawsuit this week against the state's flagship university in College Park alleging they were discriminated against because of their race. Michael Bell and DuRay Jones, facilities management workers who are both black, said the university fostered a hostile...

  • Hogan appoints four new members to Maryland state school board

    Hogan appoints four new members to Maryland state school board

    Gov. Larry Hogan has appointed four new state school board members, whose stated support for school charters and more stringent academic accountability reflects the governors own thinking on education. Hogan appointees are now a majority of the 11 member board Hogan announced the appointment of...

77°