| Sep 4, 2012
| 2:55 PM
A dozen Maryland school districts have stated their intent to vie for up to $40 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Education, which has launched a new phase of its Race to the Top competition, started in 2010 to infuse $4 billion into radical...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 4:19 PM
Ten Maryland schools have been named National Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced Friday.
Six elementary schools received the honor: Crofton Meadows in Anne Arundel County, Woodholme in Baltimore County, Ring...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 9:51 AM
St. Augustine School in Elkridge is one of 10 Maryland schools — and the only one in Howard County — to be named a 2012 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education.
The department announced the honorees Friday morning. St....
| 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 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.
| Apr 18, 2013
| 5:10 PM
Folly Quarter Middle School in Ellicott City has been in existence only 10 years, but has already gathered a collection of awards and honors that includes a Healthy Howard Gold Award and being designated a "green" school for environmental awareness....
| Sep 17, 2012
| 3:26 PM
Maryland's new labor secretary will be Leonard Howie, an official at the state Department of Human Resources, the state said Monday.
Gov. Martin O'Malley said in a statement that he was "confident in Leonard's ability to connect Marylanders with the jobs...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 6:07 PM
After Regina Friend's son Roswell committed suicide last year, she was at least relieved to know that the loans he took out to pay for his Temple University degree were forgiven. But now, the Cockeysville woman has learned she faces a hefty tax bill on...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 3:29 PM
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded more than $12.2 million to Maryland's four historically black colleges and universities, Sens. Ben Cardin and Barbara A. Mikulski said Monday.
The money is aimed at strengthening academic resources, management...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 7:12 PM
Polly Moser drew inspiration from watching rivers flowing down the mountains during a family hiking trip to California and Nevada.
The Burleigh Manor Middle School seventh-grader crafted her first full composition, "The Flow of Water," and entered it...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 2:28 PM
Archbishop of Baltimore William Lori joined students, staff and parents at Elkridge's St. Augustine School Friday to celebrate the Mass of Thanksgiving and their achievement of being named a 2012 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of...
| Sep 27, 2012
The Maryland State Department of Education is conducting a search for the next set of environmentally friendly schools to compete for the title of 2013 National Green Ribbon Schools, a program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education that...