State and federal officials visited Folger McKinsey Elementary School in Severna Park this past week to review its efforts to teach students about the environment — and reduce its own environmental impact.
On Wednesday, Dunloggin Middle School's oyster gardening club students had an opportunity to showcase their project to a group of federal and state education officials touring the school through the U.S. Department of Education's second annual Green Strides Best Practices Tour of Green Ribbon Schools around the country.
School officials at Carroll County colleges say they are prepared to comply with new federal standards in transparency, education and reporting of sexual violence at on campuses by the October 1 deadline.
When McDaniel College professor of education and professional studies Francis "Skip" Fennell's office phone rings, it could mean an opportunity to work on a project that could land him next to an Emmy award.
Dr. Richard G. Thomas Jr., a retired longtime Baltimore County educator who helped integrate county public schools in the 1950s, died Thursday of complications from a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 82.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
The U.S. Department of Education opened an investigation last week into Morgan State University's handling of a reported sexual assault, as the number of colleges nationwide facing scrutiny for their response to sexual violence claims grows.
The state's major education players – from school boards to teachers unions and superintendents – signed a pledge Friday morning to work together to fine-tune a new teacher evaluation system that has already been put into place across the state this past school year.
Folly Quarter Middle School community was celebrating its National Blue Ribbon honor when school officials announced another recent accolade – an online education resource named Folly Quarter the 12th best middle school in the nation.
Folly Quarter was the only school in Howard County to be named a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education this year, and was also designated the 12th Best Middle School in the United States by TheBestSchools.org.
The Johns Hopkins University has come under fire for not disclosing an alleged rape at a fraternity house to the campus, as a group of students filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education and dozens of students staged a protest Friday.
By By Carrie Wells, Erica L. Green and Justin Fenton and The Baltimore Sun
In New York City in the 1930s, '40s and '50s, when city laws made it illegal to serve gay patrons or hire gay employees, it took a lot of money and clout for a gay establishment to stay ahead of the vice police and remain open.
Responding to complaints that universities have fallen short in policing sexual misconduct, the White House on Tuesday announced a series of measures intended to pressure college officials to step up efforts to combat rape and assaults on campus.
By By Carrie Wells and John Fritze and The Baltimore Sun
As debate rages about the country's spiraling levels of student debt, some advocates want more focus on making sure people don't get suckered into bad educational deals — and on helping those who have already been scammed. The debt is a hole some might never dig out of, they say.
Maryland is among a handful of states that the U.S. Department of Education believes has faced several challenges in fulfilling its $250 million promise to overhaul the way it teaches students and evaluates educators.
The University of Baltimore plans to offer free tuition to students in their final semester if they can finish in four years, a proposal that could boost the college's flagging graduation rates and lower students' debt load.
Current school discipline practices exclude children from school -- and do so in a discriminatory way. We must embrace both the federal recommendations and the new Maryland school discipline regulations if we are to fulfill the civil rights of all Maryland's children to fair treatment and to an education.