A video circulating Instagram and other social media sites Wednesday shows a boy being punched by a group of other students in a bathroom at Bluford Drew Jemison STEM Academy West, an all-male middle/high school in West Baltimore.
The Baltimore school district is among a growing group of school systems across the country that are implementing formal procedures for how to officials should respond to direct and indirect threats made against students or teachers.
Baltimore students are asked who deserves a monument in the wake of the city removing Confederate statues in an effort to get them thinking about their city and the local “heroes” who once walked the same streets.
Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison showed body camera footage Friday of the deadly encounter between officers and Tyrone Banks, the man who allegedly opened fire on one officer, gunned his car at another, and led police on a high-speed chase.
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.
A key prosecution witness was involved in the shooting, but the defense says he was slow to come forward to police and his testimony can't be trusted after signing a plea deal to avoid longer jail time.
The program, a partnership with the city’s teen jobs initiative, YouthWorks, not only provides the students with a free SAT and ACT crash course, but pays them minimum wage to be there 25 hours a week.
Sen. Ben Kramer, a Montgomery County Democrat, introduced a bill that would’ve required the state education department to develop guidelines for middle and high schools to include a unit based on the Holocaust and other acts of genocide.
University of Baltimore president Kurt Schmoke is proposing three of the city’s institutions of higher education be restructured in a style similar to the City University of New York, an idea he acknowledges is politically divisive but believes could strengthen the schools and benefit students.
A residential and educational facility for disabled students failed to provide children with required medication or appropriate supervision and attempting to cover up assaults, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday by the Maryland Attorney General’s office.