In 2017, the LYNX (Linking Youth to New eXperiences) School at Frederick High School opened its doors. Envisioned as the “next generation” American high school, the LYNX School is a comprehensive public high school with a diverse student body. Results suggest it could be a model for Maryland.
Bel Air town commissioner Brendan Hopkins urged town residents to report any news of a threat against schools to police so it can be investigated. The commissioners also approved revisions to the Rockfield Manor lease agreement and introduced a resolution on realigning a hospital campus road.
A debate Friday night between candidates running for seats in Towson’s 42nd legislative district drew a crowd, heated discussion on education and housing policies, and promises to work toward new area high schools.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is among four Republican governors calling on the U.S. Senate to delay a confirmation vote on U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh until there’s an independent investigation of whether he committed one or more sexual assaults while in high school.
The Harford County Public School system and the athletics department were saddened again this week with the untimely passing of Paul Perkovich, a teacher, coach and Athletic Director at C. Milton Wright High School. ‘Perk’, who died Sunday, was 53.
The marker commemorates 1935, the year in which black students Margaret Williams and Lucille Scott were denied admittance to Catonsville High School, from which followed a lawsuit that was a step on the road to Brown v. Board of Education.
Sage Policy Group, hired by Baltimore County Public Schools to come up with solutions to staunch overcrowding in county high schools, has trimmed from seven to three the number of scenarios, as well as taken into account facility conditions.
The No. 1 St. Frances football team "can't catch a break" as flooding in North Carolina from Hurricane Florence cancels their bus trip to play Lee High School in Jacksonville, Fla. The Panthers have yet to complete a game this fall.
At most schools like ours, City College High School in Baltimore, the rigorous classes are reserved for the top of the class academically which usually also means economically. But at City, we have high expectations of everyone, and all are welcome in the International Baccalaureate program.
Students from all seven county high schools will come together for a 24-hour marathon weekend of play-writing, producing and performing. The public is invited to see the final result Saturday at the Carroll Arts Center, 91 W. Main St, Westminster.
To counter a letter signed by 65 women who said Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh never tried to assault them in high school, more than 200 former classmates of his accuser — including “Veep” star Julia Louis-Dreyfus — joined forces to support her.
People in Maryland should celebrate that the state is going to abandon the PARCC standardized test. But it will not improve public education or satisfy critics of standardized testing. The only way to improve public education in Maryland is to replace the Common Core standards.
The 77 Howard County school opened its doors to nearly 58,000 students for the first day of school, Sept. 4. For the 2018-2019 school year, there is a new elementary school, new academic programs, including Jumpstart, and a focus on addressing mental health for both staff and students.
The first week of school for Baltimore-area students is expected to see temperatures over 90 degrees in each of the first three days, and that could mean shortened days for students whose classrooms lack air conditioning.
Eight options to relieve high school overcrowding for the 2019-2020 and future academic years are being considered by the Howard County school board. A public hearing to provide input on the proposed options is scheduled for Sept. 11 at 7 p.m., in the school board’s boardroom.
Mount Airy special election candidate Matt McDonough is young at 18 years old, but his message to residents is that of an old soul: Don't change Mount Airy. He wants to keep the town's population around 10,000 people. McDonough is opposed to residential development and big corporations coming.
The two candidates for Baltimore County executive — Republican Al Redmer Jr. and Democrat John “Johnny O” Olszewski Jr. — said in interviews this week they would support the construction of a new Lansdowne High School.
This is not news — and it is nothing against the man, Sen. John McCain — but the New York Times obit on McCain, written by Robert D. McFadden, inadvertently serves as a template for how white privilege works.