Should gifted students skip a grade? The debate may be a hundred years old. Research has settled some questions but opened others.
A petition distributed by students at a Md. H.S. promoted white supremacy and featured racially charged language about African-Americans.
A sophomore in Howard Co., Md., died in a murder-suicide after a New Year’s Eve party. Her mother was also shot in the assault.
A minor traffic accident in Charles County, Md., resulted in a rollover for the school bus involved. The 3 people on board, including a student, were injured.
Some parents and one famous comedian want Maryland legislators to enact screen safety laws because students are nearsighted and use computers a lot.
The Md. governor visited a Jewish middle school just outside Washington, telling kids to persevere in their goals, despite hate crimes and other obstacles.
Rent-to-own homes frequently come with lead paint problems that the “buyers” are obligated but unable to repair. So kids suffer.
A 20-yr-old man will serve 2 years probation for threatening, allegedly as a joke, to bring a bomb to a high school stadium.
Gov Hogan wants to double the amount of money Md. taxpayers spend to help low-income students pay tuition at private schools.
It’s harder & harder to keep experienced teachers during the first few years, despite relatively high pay for Md. teachers.