The Maryland Education Credit, which was not brought to a vote last year, would attract critical financial assistance for lower- and middle-income Pre-K to 12th grade students at both public and nonpublic schools by awarding up to $15 million in education tax credits for business donations that help students pay for tutoring, tuition, supplies, transportation and special needs services.
At least one Carroll County mother has decided to pull her child from an upcoming school system Project ACES event because of its association with the Baltimore Ravens in the wake of the NFL's ongoing domestic violence controversy in which former Ravens running back Ray Rice was videotaped hitting then-fiancee Janay Palmer in an Atlantic City casino.
Robert Gately Keenan Sr., a retired Baltimore County public schools agriculture teacher who was a Roman Catholic deacon, died of a brain tumor Tuesday at Stella Maris Hospice. The Parkville resident was 77.
In explaining why voters should pick them, the two candidates for the District E seat on the Harford County Board of Education point to their experiences in education, life and as parents of HCPS students.
In the coming weeks, students at five Howard County elementary schools won't even need to leave the school building to consult with a doctor if they have a sore throat, a skin rash or an eye or ear infection.
Doug Burian, the music director at Glenelg United Methodist Church, invites the community to attend a free concert on Sunday, Oct. 5, at 4 p.m., featuring world-renowned trumpet player Vince DiMartino.
More than 6,600 Maryland students, teachers and chaperones – including about 200 from Ebb Valley Elementary – donned red, white and blue ponchos Sept. 9 as part of the largest 15 stars and 15 stripes Star-Spangled Banner Living Flag ever assembled at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historical Shrine in Baltimore.
Anne Arundel County's board of education approved Superintendent George Arlotto's $163.4 million FY 2016 capital budget as the district coincidentally prepares to redistrict elementary schools in Annapolis
Howard County Board of Education candidates discussed what they perceive as inequalities between county schools, the need to adjust school start times and the controversial confederate flag display at Glenelg High School during a candidates' forum Wednesday at The Other Barn in Columbia.
Wendy Folfas, a 2011 graduate of the Kindergarten to Grade 8 program at Carroll Lutheran School, recently received The Compassion Cup Award upon graduating high school from McDonogh School in Owings Mills. When their daughter received the surprise award, Jayme Folfas said to her husband John, "That was the Carroll Lutheran School upbringing and influence." The Compassion Cup at McDonogh is awarded "to that student in the senior class who has shown the greatest tendency toward the rarest of human virtues, compassion; a student who has the gift of understanding and sympathy for the problems of others." While athletic and ...
With school back in session, parents are breathing a collective sigh of relief. No more wet bathing suits on the bedroom floor or kids begging for snacks at 15-minute intervals. But the school year brings its own set of challenges, many of which arrive in children's homework folders. Every assignment ¿ from daily math homework to science projects with months of lead time ¿ raises an important question: How much should parents help their children with schoolwork? The answer, according to area educators, is that it varies: Every assignment is different, and so is every child.
The Howard County Conservancy will offer two more events this month, including a free Saturday program, "Creating a Nature Journal — Observing Trees Year-Round" on Sept. 13 at 10 a.m. Ashley Jarvis will teach participants how to really see trees — and appreciate them — by "adopting" one and recording observations about it daily.
Well-known Bond Mill Elementary School principal, Mary Jane Lusby died Aug. 22, 2014 at the age of 75 after a long illness in Pennsylvania. Umbrenda Fisher, a current Bond Mill fourth grade teacher, worked under Mrs. Lusby and was asked to speak at her service in Pennsylvania. Woman's Club of Laurel annual Yard Sale Saturday, Sept. 20 from 8 a.m. to noon at 16201 Bond Mill Road. Annie Caitlin Folks (Chris Folks daughter) and Daniel Greene who married on Sept. 5 in Washington, D.C. Annie is a