- Delaware Secretary of Education Lillian Lowery will move to Maryland to become the state's new school chief, the state school board announced Friday morning.
- Concerned about the high number of suspensions, state school board members said Tuesday that they will propose an overhaul of discipline codes to make it more difficult for schools to send students home for nonviolent offenses.
- Maryland's state school board voted Tuesday to recommend that students maintain a C average to be able to play sports in public high schools over concerns raised by some educators and coaches that marginal students might drop out without the incentive of sports.
- The Maryland state school board is considering whether students who play sports in high school should maintain a 2.0 grade point average to be eligible, a requirement already in place in 16 school districts around the state.
- Baltimore County's average teacher salary is the lowest among large school systems in the state, but its two top officials are some of the highest paid.