The Maryland State Prosecutor has charged a former business manager and teacher at Mergenthaler Vocational Technical High School in East Baltimore with stealing nearly $10,000 from the school’s student activity fund.
The Capital Gazette and The Baltimore Sun are asking a judge to unseal voluminous court records that have been shielded from the public in the prosecution of a Laurel man who killed five employees of the Annapolis newspaper.
Maryland student achievement in math has long lagged behind reading, and this year’s test results show not much has changed with a slight drop on standardized test scores highlighting the failure of schools to turn math instruction around.
Democrats vowed to move forward with finding funding for an overhaul to make Maryland schools “world class," rejecting Gov. Larry Hogan’s remarks to county officials that raised the specter of massive tax increases to pay for the plan’s goals.
By Luke Broadwater, Wilborn P. Nobles III and Liz Bowie
The University of Maryland School of Medicine appointed Dr. Christine Lau as the first woman in its history to head the department of surgery. She also was named chief of surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center.
A divided state school board on Tuesday couldn’t agree on how much of a grace period. One faction wanted to give a one-year cushion that would allow struggling students to get a diploma without passing the tests, another wanted two years.So they walked away without any grace period at all.
A private Christian Academy whose conservative values don’t accept same-sex marriage or transgender people says Maryland unfairly threw it out of a school voucher program because of its religious beliefs.
Education secretary Betsy DeVos continued to advocate for robust school choice in front of a room of several hundred journalists attending the Education Writers Association’s annual conference in Baltimore Monday.