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Group fights siting of cell towers on schools' grounds

Citizens, homeowners and parents from Montgomery, Prince George's, Anne Arundel and Baltimore counties have formed a group called the Maryland Coalition Against Cell Towers on Schools. They want all cellphone tower construction on school grounds in the state to stop immediately.

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 04:51am EDT

Tags: michelle basch, cell tower tree, Maryland Coalition Against Cell Towers on Schools

Md. students get 45-day extension for required shots

The clock is being reset for some students who haven't received the immunizations required for school.

Monday - 09/15/2014, 10:06am EDT

Tags: vaccinations, immunizations, Montgomery County, students, Kristi King

In Fairfax County, an influx of immigrants has wide-ranging effects

Tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors have crossed the southern U.S. border; many have ended up in Virginia.

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 08:50pm EDT

Tags: immigration, andrew mollenbeck, unaccompanied minors, education, immigrants

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Montgomery County superintendent: Changing school bell times not feasible

After recommending Montgomery County Public Schools consider changing school bell times, the superintendent now says implementation isn't feasible.

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 08:03am EDT

Tags: Joshua Starr, start times, bell times

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Snow/rain line divides parents over school closings

Snow days have piled up across the region, but parents in the inner suburbs are questioning why their students can't go to class when the conditions in their neighborhoods are normal.

Monday - 02/10/2014, 12:32pm EST

Tags: winter weather, snow days, school buses, parents, andrew mollenbeck

Prince George's high school hits seniors with residency-proof requirement

A Prince George's County high school recently handed their seniors a letter demanding proof that they lived in the county.

Friday - 11/29/2013, 06:53am EST

Tags: Prince Georges County, residency requirements

Advocates want later class times in Anne Arundel

Advocates are urging the Anne Arundel County Board of Education to push back school start times next year to give students more time for sleep.

Sunday - 11/24/2013, 06:35pm EST

Tags: Anne Arundel County,

More area school systems move to mobile apps

Area school systems are responding to a growing number of adults with smart phones.

Wednesday - 10/30/2013, 08:36am EDT

Tags: apps, mcps, FCPS, ACPS, Dick Uliano

Fairfax County schools seek power to tax

With a $140 million budget deficit, Fairfax County Public School leaders are hoping they'll be able to shake the money tree.

Saturday - 10/26/2013, 01:53pm EDT

Tags: Dick Uliano, Fairfax County, tax

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