| May 23, 2013
| 6:06 PM
Rep. Andy Harris said Thursday that he will request an expanded review of the Maryland Department of Education's use of federal funds after an audit found that the state may have to return up to $540,000 in misspent stimulus dollars and money designated...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 5:49 PM
Federal education officials warned Wednesday of deep cuts to school systems such as Baltimore's if lawmakers fail to avert across-the-board spending reductions — leaving local schools uncertain how many teachers and programs they can retain next...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Courtney Watson's commentary regarding cyberbullying ("Cyberbullying requires a stronger response," Jan. 3) makes some excellent points about the intense need to develop mechanisms to address the dramatically increasing problem of cyberbullying. However,...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 12:45 PM
The ruling by the U.S. Department of Education last week that mandates that all schools must include students with disabilities in sports programs or provide alternative options did not cause much concern here in Howard County, or the state of Maryland...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 9:05 PM
Maryland is among three states flagged by the U.S. Department of Education for significant delays in implementing federal Race to the Top programs in the last two years, namely in overhauling its evaluation system to tie educator effectiveness to...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 1:47 PM
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded nearly $500,000 for activists to offer West Baltimore children holistic services from "cradle to college to career," under the White House Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative.
The Promise Neighborhoods...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 6:39 PM
Northwestern High alumni have gone to court to try to stop the Baltimore school from closing, as civil rights activists say the plan is discriminatory because shuttering the institution would disproportionately affect low-income, minority students.
| May 7, 2013
| 7:28 PM
The argument could be heard first, neighbors said. Then the police lights began flashing through their windows.
Residents in Baltimore's Upton neighborhood, not unfamiliar with police activity, said they peered outside. A man they recognized as a...
| May 12, 2013
| 6:35 AM
Here's what Ben Bernanke, the Federal Reserve chairman, said three years ago as the nation's gap between rich and poor widened toward historic levels: "I think it's a very bad development. It's creating two societies. And it's based very much, I think, on...
| May 6, 2013
| 5:53 PM
Baltimore schools CEO Andrés Alonso tearfully announced his resignation Monday, ending a six-year tenure marked by bold yet often divisive reforms and casting uncertainty on the future of the long-troubled school system.
Under Alonso's leadership, city...
| May 2, 2013
| 3:55 PM
Coppin State University is moving forward with an $80 million Science and Technology Center that it hopes will boost sagging enrollment despite concerns that the West Baltimore school will not have enough money to operate the building.
| Feb 1, 2013
| 12:37 PM
An Relay resident attending Catonsville High School and a Catonsville resident attending the Carver Center for Arts and Technology area have been chosen as 2013 candidates for the Presidential Scholars Program.
Adam Antoszewski, a senior at Catonsville,...