As additive manufacturing, also known as 3-D printing, becomes more commonly used among manufacturers, Harford Community College faculty and staff members are developing methods of educating students about the process.
Hollifield Station Elementary School students joined Gov. Martin O'Malley Tuesday along the Upper Little Patuxent River in Ellicott City to plant trees, roll out burlap matting and announce $600 million in bay restoration funds over the next six years.
175th anniversary of Baltimore City College, the third largest high school in the nation, highly competitive to get into, a huge feeder school for kids from Roland Park and Mount Washington (No. 1 and 2 in the ranking of where City College kids come from).
An eighth-grader from Baltimore has won a national youth entrepreneurship contest with her business producing clothing for young dancers. Lily DeBell, 13, a student at Roland Park Elementary Middle School, topped 40 other student entrepreneurs, most of whom were in high school or college, in the National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge staged by the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship [NFTE].
Hammond High School¿s My Global Equality Now Club will hold a walk/rally fundraiser Saturday at Lake Elkhorn in Columbia to raise money for student scholarships and bring awareness to the club¿s activities.
Although more Maryland students took the SAT in 2014 and average test scores declined statewide, Howard County saw an increase in the average test score along with an increase in the number of students taking the assessment measuring college preparedness.
Rachel Zuckerman, of Timonium, a geology student at Oberlin College, spent 15 days on St. Croix, in the U.S. Virgin Islands, this summer to study a coral reef, which she will write about for her senior thesis.
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.
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.
The University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is in crisis with declining student numbers. Unfortunately, UMUC's long term response to this challenge has led the institution to weaken its educational standards and imitate for-profit rivals.
For students to succeed in school, they have to be in school. And not enough of Baltimore City students are attending school as much as they should. Last year, nearly one in four of Baltimore's 85,000 students were classified as chronically absent, having missed 20 or more days of school per year.
Noting that student loan debt in the U.S. has ballooned to roughly $1 trillion, Sens. Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin spoke with students at Bowie State University on Thursday to draw attention to a proposal Democrats will push next week to allow borrowers to refinance their student loans.
The case involving an Anne Arundel County elementary school student suspended last year after nibbling a pastry into the shape of a gun went before the county school board Wednesday, the latest attempt in the boy's parents to have the incident removed from his record.
Using the foundation already in place, Baltimore City needs to build a robust school system that rests on three pillars of excellence: student achievement, effective and efficient operations, and family and community engagement. This work has already begun, and much has been accomplished; yet much work remains for all of us.