African-Americans are doing about the same as they have in previous years as the nation rises out of the Great Recession, and much better than they did when its first “State of Black America” report came out 40 years ago, the National Urban League said Tuesday.
An education advocacy group is urging the Norfolk School Board to reconsider its plan to spend more than $120,000 on travel during the next school year.
Virginia is expanding the use of computer-adaptive testing, which it says means shorter SOL exams for students.
To motivate students to graduate on time, Howard University is giving rebates on final year tuition.
Three private firms are teaming up to assess how well the Prince George’s County school system is spending its money.
The Montgomery County school system wants to reduce class size. The county council president agrees, but paying for it requires balancing many factors.
The minimum wage, public safety and education were all topics D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser touched on Tuesday night in her State of the District speech.
The Montgomery County school system has asked that $2.25 million be used to rehab existing trailers and purchase additional portable classrooms as needed to accommodate growth.
When it comes to receiving financial contributions, private universities seem to have plenty of donors willing to contribute.
For some Maryland families, going away for Labor Day weekend can be difficult when their children’s schools start before the holiday. But beginning with the 2016-2017 academic year, local school systems would not start until after Labor Day, if Senate Bill 767 passes.
The Montgomery County school system has seen its population shift the past few years. Now, officials want to know what’s being done to address the challenges.
An environmental education program that promotes the proliferation of redbud trees is growing.
A federal grant will help ongoing recovery efforts for schools in Baltimore affected by last year’s riots.
Maryland teachers and officials with the Maryland State Education Association testify about the negative impact of rigorous standardized testing.
Dec. 31 is the deadline to make tax-deductible contributions to Virginia529 college savings plan accounts for the 2015 tax year.