Fewer than half of 3rd through 8th graders in Md. “passed” last year’s exams from the PARCC consortium. Here’s what that means.
We respond to a letter that says school board shouldn’t push the panic button whenever it might be necessary to close a school.
State-level results from the PARCC tests have been released for Maryland’s high school students. Lots of kids did poorly, but not all.
The first in our evening summaries of Maryland school news: Charter schools and growing up black in Baltimore, testing wars, etc.
Maryland’s environmental literacy standards won an international award today from the World Future Council.
Want to apply for college in Md.? The state dept. of ed. is a partner in a campaign to help students & families navigate the process.
Transgender students in Md. & Nev. deal with bathroom and locker room questions every day at school. What should be done?
Communication between school officials and community members, in the name of “transparency,” often suffers from formality.
A health program in Worcester Co., Md., takes aim at suicide among young people in the county, a tall order for a resort town.
Students play a role in an education campaign aimed at preventing heroin addiction, announced this morning by the lt. gov. of Md.