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Study: Stress of homework hurts students' grades

How much homework is too much? Ann Dolin, president of EC Tutoring and author of the book "Homework Made Simple: Tips, Tools and Solutions for Stress Free Homework," offers guidance by grade level.

Friday - 03/28/2014, 07:40am EDT

Tags: education, paula wolfson, Parenting, homework

Parents, are you doing your child's homework?

Forty-three percent of 778 parents recently surveyed say they do their kids' homework. An expert explains why this is not a good idea.

Monday - 03/24/2014, 06:53am EDT

Tags: Parenting, Randi Martin, homework,

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School-closure announcement kicks it old-school (Video)

Two school administrators turned a school-closing announcement into a rap.

Friday - 02/14/2014, 08:36am EST

Tags: school closings, rap

Students angry local university made late snow call

Most schools gave students plenty of notice about canceling classes Thursday, including the University of Maryland, Johns Hopkins and Georgetown.

Thursday - 02/13/2014, 06:56pm EST

Tags: snow, ari ashe, University of Maryland

Fire damages former Colonial Beach school

Authorities are investigating a fire that damaged a former school in Colonial Beach.

Sunday - 01/05/2014, 06:05pm EST

Tags: Westmoreland County, fire,

Truant students in Montgomery County off to court

Students who don't show up for school are headed to court. Sort of.

Thursday - 11/28/2013, 04:35am EST

Tags: Montgomery County, truancy court, attendance, Kate Ryan

Expert introduces mindfulness meditation to Montgomery Co. students, parents

Tara Brach has been teaching meditation for more than 30 years, and on Oct. 7 she will bring her expertise and insight on the practice to students, parents and teachers in Montgomery County, Md.

Thursday - 10/03/2013, 08:55am EDT

Tags: mindfulness, meditation, Tara Brach, Montgomery County schools, students, parents

Shutdown closes child enrichment center, parents scramble for alternative care

The federal government shutdown hasn't just closed the Smithsonian museums -- it also has closed the programs that are run there.

Wednesday - 10/02/2013, 07:46am EDT

Tags: smithsonian early enrichment center, early childhood education, Joan Jones, shutdown

Good to Go: Is home schooling right for your family?

September is the time of year when many parents put their kids on a school bus and settle back into a fall routine. But some parents never took a three-month hiatus from this schedule.

Monday - 09/16/2013, 07:36am EDT

Tags: Good to Go, Katie Howard, education, homeschool, homeschooling, home school

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